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Congratulations, Beri!

Congratulations, Beri!

Meet Disha Beri, recipient of the 2020 Donald B. Wilbur Scholarship! Beri is a 2020 graduate of Bristol Eastern High[...]
Summer Learning Is Not Cancelled.

Summer Learning Is Not Cancelled.

Although this is a time of great uncertainty for many families in our state and across the country, organizations in[...]
Education Opportunities for the New Year

Education Opportunities for the New Year

A brand new year is on the horizon. It’s the perfect time to turn over a new leaf and get[...]
Habitat Opens a Window for Disconnected Youth

Habitat Opens a Window for Disconnected Youth

Everyone knows about Habitat for Humanity’s great work building affordable housing for low-income families. But now, it’s doing twice the[...]
October Board Meeting Awards $263,050 in Grants

October Board Meeting Awards $263,050 in Grants

Thirty-four requests for funding were approved at the October, 2019 board meeting, for a total of $263,050, which brings total[...]
Learn a Flexible Approach to Strategic Planning

Learn a Flexible Approach to Strategic Planning

The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut is hosting a workshop expressly for nonprofits. It’s called Strategic Frameworks for Nonprofits and[...]
Nowadays, Career Paths Begin in High School

Nowadays, Career Paths Begin in High School

Manufacturers in Connecticut complain that qualified workers are in short supply. Demand for machining, manufacturing, computer design and other skills[...]
Don’t You Just Love It When Everyone Wins?

Don’t You Just Love It When Everyone Wins?

Start with one little seed hitting the soil and it just mushrooms from there. Knox, Inc.’s urban farming operation is[...]
Why Work if Your Whole Paycheck Goes to Childcare?

Why Work if Your Whole Paycheck Goes to Childcare?

That’s just one indicator of an overall childcare system that’s fraught with problems. And a very real issue raised by[...]