- FUN FEATURES
The Connecticut Community Foundation (CCF) recently awarded its final round of grants for 2011 to area nonprofits. Grants for new and continuing programs totaled nearly $445,000 – a 34 percent increase compared to the final round of last year.
Locally, the Cheshire/Southington YMCA was awarded $6,500 for professional development and in-class
coaching on literacy skills for early childhood education. Sponsorships for public events totaled more than $24,000 and included
support for the Cheshire Fine Arts Committee, Friends of the Cheshire Public Library and the Cheshire Community Chorus.