Pfizer Awards Community Grants

Pfizer’s Groton Laboratories will support 67 programs in Southeastern Connecticut, the greater New Haven area, and southern Rhode Island through its 2017 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 2017 are:

  • Aluminum Falcon Robotics Inc. - 2018 FIRST Robotics Competition
  • Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut - Summer Science
  • Concepts for Adaptive Learning - Learning Math After School Can Be Fun
  • Connecticut Invention Convention -
  • Connecticut Science Fair Association - 2018 Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair
  • CT Society of Professional Engineers - MATHCOUNTS
  • Dual Language & Arts Magnet Middle School - FIRST Lego League
  • Eastern Connecticut Community Gardens Association (ECCGA) - Educators' Workshop
  • FIRST Robotics (FRC) - Team 1699, Robocats of Colchester
  • Garde Arts Center - PACE: Partners in Arts, Community, Education
  • Ingenuity NE, Inc. - NE FIRST Programs New London County
  • Ledyard Education Advancement Foundation - Project Lead the Way K-8
  • Ledyard High School FIRST Robotics team - FIRST Robotics
  • Mitchell College - Early College Program
  • New Haven Science Fair Program – Foundation of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce Inc.
  • New London County Historical Society - History of the Pharmaceutical Industry in New London County
  • Project Oceanology - Marine Science Elementary Program
  • Ryan Woods Autism Foundation - STEM Program
  • Saint John School - First Lego League Annual Challenge
  • Sea Research Foundation, Inc. DBA Mystic Aquarium - Researcher for a Day
  • Solar Youth - Citycology
  • Solomon Schechter Academy of New London - Building the Future
  • The Science and Math Investigative Learning Experiences SMILE Program
  • The Stonington Community Center, Inc. - We Make Makers
  • Waterford High School - Atlantic Drifters
  • William J. Johnston Middle School - Innovations Institute
  • Babies Heart Run
  • Branford Food Pantry - Funding for Weekend Meals
  • Connecticut College Children's Program - Healthy Choices
  • Connecticut Healthcare Research & Education Foundation - NASCENT
  • Dances With Wood, Inc. - Magic Castle Project
  • DUB4U - Assistance for those suffering from incontinence
  • Eastern Connecticut Ballet - Nutcracker Free Schoolchildren's Performances
  • Florence Griswold Museum, Inc. - Art Colony Summer Camp
  • Girls on the Run of Southeastern CT - Girls on the Run/Heart & Sole
  • Groton Senior Center - Computer Technology Center
  • Habitat for Humanity of Eastern Connecticut, Inc - 235 Yetter Road
  • High Hopes Therapeutic Riding - Financial Aid Program
  • Higher Edge - College Access Program
  • Hispanic Alliance of Southeastern Connecticut - Scholarship Program
  • Hygienic Art - ArtPark Programming
  • Immigration Advocacy & Support Center - Citizenship Matters - MORE
  • Jonnycake Center of Westerly  - Summer Program Looking to Alleviate Student Hunger (SPLASH)
  • Junior Achievement of Southwest New England, Inc. - Strengthening the City of New Haven through Financial Literacy and Workforce Readiness Education
  • Kelsey S. Harrington Foundation - Increasing Community and Communication for Children with Autism
  • Lighthouse Voc-Ed Center, Inc. - Yoga Therapy Training
  • Local United Network to Combat Hunger (LUNCH) - Community Arts Program for Youth
  • Lyman Allyn Art Museum
  • Mystic Area Shelter and Hospitality, Inc. (MASH) - Homelessness Prevention of Local Families with Children
  • New London Community Orchestra - Community Outreach and Seniors Concerts
  • New London Homeless Hospitality Center - Shelter Services for Homeless Individuals
  • New London Youth Affairs - Teens in Action
  • Operation Homefront, Inc. - Critical Financial Assistance
  • Public Library of New London - ESL Center
  • Reach Out and Read Connecticut - Connecticut Rx for Success!
  • Safe Futures, Inc. - Genesis House Emergency Shelter and Alternative Shelter Solutions Program
  • St. Edmund's Retreat DBA Enders Island - Collegiate Recovery Residential Community
  • STEPS, Inc. - Girls Empowerment Programs
  • The Chorus of Westerly - Westerly's Summer Pops
  • United Way of Southeastern Connecticut - Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center
  • Waterford Country School, Inc. - Connecticut Adoption Services Project Connecticut's Child
  • Westerly Area Rest Meals - WARM Center Soup Kitchen and Summer Lunch Programs
  • Women & Family Life Center - Money Smart Education & Consultation Program 
Organizations can apply online for the next round of grants at http://pfizercommunitygrants.versaic.com no later than March 31, 2018. For information, please contact us at PfizerConnecticutLabs@pfizer.com.

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