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Community Foundation of Greater New Britain



The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain connects donors who care with causes that matter in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington.


An independent, nonprofit organization founded in 1941, the Foundation currently invests and administers more than 140 funds with a market value of more than $30 million. We annually distribute approximately $1 million in grants to humanitarian, educational and cultural organizations to make our community a better place to live, work and raise a family.

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www.cfgnb.org

Recent News from Community Foundation of Greater New Britain


Kathy Taylor added to Ion Financial board of directors | Republican-American
Foundation: American Savings Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

He serves on the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain, the American Savings Foundation and the Community Chest of New Britain and...more

New Britain ROOTS launches program to allow residents to 'check out' seeds for planting
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

The Seed Library was made possible through grant support from the Catalyst Fund at The Community Foundation of Greater New...more

Southington soup kitchen uses beehives to give students, clients work experience
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

The hives were installed last spring with help from the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain as the foundation of the Southington...more

Local nonprofits encouraged to apply for grants from Community Foundation
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

NEW BRITAIN – Local nonprofit organizations are encouraged to apply for a grant up to $12,500 by the Community Foundation of Greater New...more

Bristol gets a $2 million state grant to remediate JH Sessions building
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

The funding comes from the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD)'s Brownfield Remediation Program. It is part...more

Southington residents make face shields, other supplies from SoCCA grant
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

With support from the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain, SoCCA was able to give away bags of art supplies to at least 40 of its...more

Catalyst Fund Awards $12500 Grant to Jordan Porco Foundation
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain awarded the Jordan Porco Foundation (JPF) a $12,500 grant from the Catalyst Fund, a giving...more

New Britain agency raising money to help Puerto Rico earthquake victims
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

Hours after the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain announced a relief effort for victims of Monday's earthquake in Puerto Rico, new...more

New Britain Organization Creates Disaster Relief Fund
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

BERLIN, CT — The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain wants to be prepared to respond appropriately to what the Berlin, New...more

'Tip A Firefighter' at New Britain Chili's is debut for new disaster relief fund
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

The donations went to the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain's new disaster relief fund that will help residents — particularly the...more



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