Pfizer Awards Community Grants in Connecticut and Rhode Island

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 2019 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 2019 are:

  • Aluminum Falcon Robotics - FIRST Robotics Team
  • Always Home Inc - Shelter Diversion/Homelessness Prevention of Families with Children
  • Babies Heart Run 2019
  • Canterbury Elementary School - CES Kid's Lab
  • Center for Hospice Care
  • Children’s Museum of Southeastern CT - Summer Science
  • Concepts for Adaptive Learning - Learning Math After School Can Be Fun
  • Connecticut Invention Convention
  • Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair
  • Connecticut Science Olympiad
  • CURE Innovations - STEM Programming
  • Dances with Wood Inc - Butterfly Ship Project
  • Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center - Connecticut Watersheds
  • East Lyme Middle School Robotics Club
  • Eastern Connecticut Community Gardens Association - CCGA Feeds and Educates Eastern Connecticut
  • Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board - Summer Youth Employment Program
  • Fellowship Place - Free Healthy Meal Program
  • FIDELCO Guide Dog Foundation - Volunteer Puppy Raiser Program
  • Foundation of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce - The New Haven Science Fair Program
  • Greater Stonington Realty Corporation - On-Site Resident Service Coordinator Pilot Program
  • Groton Bank Day
  • Groton Board of Education - Equipping Groton's Student Scientists
  • Habitat for Humanity International - Flanders Road House Construction
  • High Hopes Therapeutic Riding - Education and Youth-at-Risk Program
  • Higher Edge - Getting Students to and through College
  • Hispanic Alliance of Southeastern CT - Scholarship Program
  • Horses Healing Humans - Scholarships for therapeutic services
  • Integrated Day Charter School (IDCS) - A Space to Create
  • IngenuityNE - NE FIRST STEM Program
  • Inter-District Committee for Project Oceanology - Elementary Marine Science Program
  • Jonnycake Center of Westerly - Summer Program Looking to Alleviate Student Hunger (SPLASH)
  • Junior Achievement of Southwest New England - Pfizer and JA: Strengthening the City of New London through Financial Literacy and Workforce Readiness Education
  • Ledyard Education Advancement Foundation (LEAF) - Project Lead the Way
  • Lighthouse VOC-ED Center - Community Partnership and Engagement Program
  • Local United Network to Combat Hunger - Community Arts Program for Youth
  • Lyman Allyn Art Museum - Science Saturdays
  • Mystic & Noank Library - Science & Nature Series
  • Mystic/Stonington Middle School - Science Olympiad
  • New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) - New London Initiative
  • New London Area Food Coalition - Feeding the Food Insecure 2019
  • New London Homeless Hospitality Center - Emergency Shelter
  • New London Youth Affairs - Teens in Action
  • Operation Homefront - Critical Financial Assistance for CT
  • outCT, Inc. - "Born This Way" Fashion Show
  • Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center - Human Service Programs
  • Public Library of New London - Science Day
  • Reach Out & Read - Connecticut Rx for Success!
  • Ryan Woods Autism Foundation (RWAF) -  STEM Program for IQ Level 69 Teens
  • Safe Futures - Genesis House Emergency Shelter and Alternative Shelter Solutions Program
  • Science & Math Investigative Learning Experiences SMILE Program
  • Sea Research Foundation - Researcher for a Day: Lab-based STEM Career Experiences for Secondary Students
  • Shoreline Robotics
  • Solar Youth - Citycology
  • Solomon Schechter Academy of New London County Kids Teaching Kids About Technology
  • Spark Foundation - Spark Makerspace
  • ST Edmunds Retreat - Collegiate Recovery Residential Community
  • ST Thomas Episcopal Church - Tuesday Tutoring
  • ST Vincent de Paul Place Norwich - Community Meals
  • STEPS INC - Girls Self-Esteem, Self-Efficacy, and Leadership Program
  • The ARC New London County - Empowerment/Enrichment program for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • THE Connecticut Audubon Society - New London County Science Education Programming Equipment
  • Town of Groton – Groton Senior Center Music Therapy
  • United Way of Southeastern CT - Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Bank
  • Westerly Area Rest Meals (WARM) - ServSafe Certification/Culinary Program
 
Organizations can apply online for the next round of grants at http://pfizercommunitygrants.versaic.com no later than March 31, 2020. For information, please contact us at PfizerConnecticutLabs@pfizer.com.

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