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Bridgeport Nonprofits Receive State Grants

Governor Dannel Malloy announced that 34 nonprofits will receive grants from Connecticut's Nonprofit Grant Program.
Governor Dannel Malloy announced that 34 nonprofits will receive grants from Connecticut's Nonprofit Grant Program. Photo Credit: Jay Polansky

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Organizations in Bridgeport, Danbury, Norwalk and Stamford were among 34 nonprofit providers in 26 municipalities that have been selected to receive $15 million in grants from Connecticut's Nonprofit Grant Program.

“These organizations play an important role in our state, and we’re proud to partner with and support them,” said Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. “It’s our goal to help organizations focus on what they do best – getting services to those who need them most.”

Malloy created the program in 2013 to help nonprofit providers that do business with the state invest in projects to enhance service delivery.

Award recipients include the following:

  • Bridgeport – Applied Behavioral Rehabilitation Institute: $97,705 – Improvements
  • Bridgeport – Goodwill of Western and Northern Connecticut, Inc.: $120,675 – I/T; $132,500 – Renovation
  • Danbury – Midwestern Connecticut Council of Alcoholism, Inc.: $35,727 – Generator; $201,027 - Improvement
  • Norwalk – Liberation Programs, Inc.: $755,100 – Renovation
  • Norwalk – Star, Inc., Lighting the Way…: $205,000 – Vehicle
  • Norwalk – The Open Door Shelter, Inc.: $78,000 – Energy
  • Stamford – Shelter for the Homeless, Inc.: $217,928 – Energy

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