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Rotary Club of Mystic awards grants

Mystic -- The Rotary Club of Mystic has awarded $17,600 to seven area 501(c)3 organizations in its 2020 spring grant cycle.

Most applicants submitted grant requests that addressed needs due to COVID-19 pandemic such as fundraiser cancellations, food insecurities, family care packages, tuition subsidies, crisis intervention services and food banks.

Organizations receiving the grants were: Always Home Inc., Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Trust Fund, Eastern Connecticut Community Gardens Association, Riverfront Children’s Center, Safe Futures Inc. and the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut.

The next grant cycle opens Sept. 25 and closes Oct. 31. Applications and directions for applying are at

For more information, send an email to



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