State awarding nonprofits $30.8 million for capital improvement projects
Eight nonprofits in southeastern Connecticut are among 92 in Connecticut that will receive funding awards under the state’s Nonprofit Grant Program, which helps organizations pay for one-time infrastructure improvements.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday that $30.8 million in grants is being awarded.
“Connecticut’s nonprofit organizations serve every resident of Connecticut and play a substantial role in maintaining our safety net,” Malloy said. “Partnering with them is a smart fiscal investment to ensure that they can continue to provide services while doing so in an efficient, cost-effective way.”
The program is administered by the state Office of Policy and Management. The southeastern Connecticut recipients are:
• Groton: Noank Community Support Services, $50,000 for kitchen renovation at the group home.
• New London: Child and Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut, $68,479 for playground renovation at early childhood development center.
• New London: Safe Futures, $249,040 for improving accessibility at the emergency domestic violence shelter through renovation of kitchen, first-floor bathroom and widening of first-floor door; HVAC replacement; replacement of windows and repair of water-dam.
• New London: The Lighthouse Voc Ed Center, $156,444 for rooftop unit and lighting renovations and wheelchair van acquisition.
• Norwich: Martin House, $38,833 for replacement of flooring following mold remediation.
• Norwich: The Arc New London County, $100,302 for sprinkler installations at residences for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
• Norwich: United Community & Family Services, $834,350.
• Waterford: Waterford Country School, $78,860 for bathroom renovations.
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