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We love it when a grant comes together.

Sure, it’s fun to hand out grant checks. But the real magic happens later — when we learn that, in some small way, someone’s life has been changed for the better. Could there be any better reason than that to come to work every morning?
Supporting a Lifeline for the Homeless

Supporting a Lifeline for the Homeless

  Jane Brosnan, Liberty Bank Foundation, presents a $5,000 grant check to Louis Gilbert, executive director, ImmaCare. The grant supports[...]
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Supporting Bricks and Mortar at the Naugatuck YMCA

Supporting Bricks and Mortar at the Naugatuck YMCA

Liberty Bank Foundation recently made a $20,000 donation to the Naugatuck YMCA. We’ve supported kids programs at Y’s all over[...]
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Grantee Capital for Change is All About Creating More Affordable Housing

Grantee Capital for Change is All About Creating More Affordable Housing

A lot gets said about the need for affordable housing in Connecticut, but state-based Capital for Change is actually doing[...]
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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[...]
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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[...]
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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[...]
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Mmmm, Mmmm, Good.

Mmmm, Mmmm, Good.

Liberty Bank Foundation grantee City Seed was up to something delicious yesterday. Refugees from Syria and Afghanistan participating in the[...]
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It’s Not Where You Start. It’s What You Do Along the Way.

It’s Not Where You Start. It’s What You Do Along the Way.

Not everyone gets the same start in life. Money, family, education, health and so much more place us at far-flung[...]
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Nowadays, a summer job is as good as gold.

Nowadays, a summer job is as good as gold.

We’ve all done it (at least most of us). Worked a summer job – delivering papers, mowing lawns, ringing up[...]
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