Pfizer Announces Community Grants for 2018

Pfizer’s Groton Laboratories and the Clinical Research Unit, New Haven will support more than 60 programs in Southeastern Connecticut, the greater New Haven area, and southern Rhode Island through its 2018 competitive grants program.

Priority was given to programs that bring science and math to students from elementary through high school. Additional awards were made for programs that provide for the underserved or to support local civic and cultural institutions. Groups receiving support in 2018 are:

  • Alliance for Living, Inc. - Syringe Exchange Program
  • Aluminum Falcon Robotics - 2018 FIRST Robotics Competition
  • Always Home, Inc. - Homelessness Prevention of Families with Children
  • Babies Heart Run 2018
  • Bethsaida Community, Inc. - Katie Blair House
  • Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut - Summer Science
  • Church of the City - Community Meals
  • Concepts for Adaptive Learning - Learning Math After School Can Be Fun
  • Connecticut Audubon Society - Science in Nature Education Program
  • Connecticut Science Olympiad - CT Science Olympiad State Tournaments
  • Covenant Shelter of New London, Inc. - Emergency Shelter
  • CT Society of Professional Engineers - MATHCOUNTS
  • CURE Innovations, LLC (The Commons) - STEM Programming
  • Dances with Wood, Inc. - Pirate Ship Project
  • Denison Pequotsepos/Coogan Farm Nature & Heritage Center - Science and Nature
  • Eastern Connecticut Ballet - The Nutcracker Free School Children's Performances
  • Eastern Connecticut Community Gardens Association  - ECCGA Feeds and Educates Eastern Connecticut
  • Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra - STEAM music education - NESS
  • Fellowship Place, Inc. - Free Healthy Meals Program
  • Florence Griswold Museum, Inc. - Art Colony Summer Camp Scholarships & Transportation
  • Foundation of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce, Inc - New Haven Science Fair Program
  • Groton Board of Education/Dr. Charles Barnum Elementary - STEM Club - Enrichment
  • Higher Edge - College Access Program
  • Hispanic Alliance of Southeastern Connecticut - Scholarship Program
  • Hygienic Art, Inc. - ArtPark Programming
  • Jonnycake Center of Westerly, Inc. - SPLASH - Summer Program Looking to Alleviate Student Hunger
  • Judy Dworin Performance Project, Inc. - Bridging Boundaries Program for Moms & Kids at York Correctional Institution
  • L+M Hospital - Action for a Healthier Community
  • LEARN - Dual Language & Arts Magnet Middle School - FIRST Lego League
  • Ledyard Education Advancement Foundation (LEAF) - Google Expeditions
  • Local United Network to Combat Hunger (LUNCH) - Community Arts Program for Youth
  • Lyman Allyn Art Museum - Science Saturdays
  • New England Science & Sailing Foundation - NESS - New London Initiative
  • New London Adult & Continuing Education - Coding for the Future
  • New London Area Food Coalition - Feeding the Food Insecure 2018
  • New London Community Meal Center, Inc. - Soup Kitchen
  • New London Homeless Hospitality Center - Emergency Shelter Services
  • New London Youth Affairs - Teens in Action
  • Niantic Community Church Children's Center - NCCCC Scholarships and Safety and Security
  • North Stonington Board of Education - NSES STEM Backpack Program
  • Otis Library - Coding Clinic
  • Reach Out and Read Connecticut and Massachusetts - Connecticut Rx for Success!
  • RIOPC/Westerly Education Center - Process Technologist of the Future
  • Ryan Woods Autism Foundation - Autism Driving Training
  • S.T.E.P.S., Inc. - Girls Self-Efficacy and Empowerment Programs
  • Safe Futures, Inc. - Genesis House Emergency Shelter
  • The Science and Math Investigative Learning Experiences SMILE Program
  • Solar Youth - Citycology
  • Solomon Schechter Academy of New London - Health and the Human Body
  • Southeast Community Center of The Blind - The Blind Experience
  • St. Michael School - First Lego League (FLL) Robotics Challenge
  • St. Thomas Episcopal Church - Tuesday Tutoring
  • St. Vincent de Paul Place, Norwich, Inc. - Community Meals
  • The Arc New London County, Inc. - Community Life & Advocacy's Empowerment/Enrichment Component
  • Town of Groton - Senior Center Without Limits
  • United Way of Southeastern Connecticut - Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center
  • University of Rhode Island - Chemistry Camp for Girls
  • Voluntown Elementary School - Makerspace: Engaging Students in Problem Solving and Creative Thinking
  • Waterford Country School - Project Connecticut's Child (PCC)
  • Westerly Area Rest Meals (WARM Center), Inc. -  Culinary School for Low Income Persons
  • Women & Family Life Center - Financial Education for Struggling Families 
Organizations can apply online for the next round of grants at http://pfizercommunitygrants.versaic.com no later than March 31, 2019. For information, please contact us at PfizerConnecticutLabs@pfizer.com.

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