Pfizer Awards Grants to 51 of Region's Nonprofits

Pfizer Awards Grants to 51 of Region's Nonprofits

Pfizer Inc. has announced that 51 nonprofits in Connecticut and Rhode Island, including the Garde Arts Center and Project Oceanology, will receive funding support this year.

Other recipients were Aluminum Falcon Robotics, Bethsaida Community Inc., Center for Hospice Care Southeast Connecticut, Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut, Chorus of Westerly, Connecticut College, Eastern Connecticut Ballet, Eastern Connecticut Community Gardens Association, Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board, Girls on the Run of Southeastern Connecticut and Habitat for Humanity of Eastern Connecticut.

Also, High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Higher Edge, Hispanic Alliance of Southeastern Connecticut, Hygienic Development, ingenuityNE Inc./NE FIRST, Jonnycake Center of Westerly, Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, Lighthouse Voc-Ed Center, Local United Network to Combat Hunger, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, Mystic Area Shelter & Hospitality, Mystic Art Association, Neighborhood Music School, New London Homeless Hospitality Center, New London Youth Affairs and Noank-Mystic Community Band.

In addition, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Trust Fund, Regional Multicultural Magnet School LEARN, S.T.E.P.S., Sea Research Foundation, Thames Valley Music School, The Colonial Theatre, Waterford Country School, Westerly Area Rest Meals, Women & Family Life Center.

Outside the area, recipients were Branford Food Pantry, Concepts for Adaptive Learning, Connecticut Invention Convention, Connecticut Science Fair Association, Connecticut Veterans Legal Center, CT Society of Professional Engineers, Junior Achievement of Southwest New England, Solar Youth, The Arts Council of Greater New Haven, The Foundation of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce, The Science and Math Investigative Learning Experiences SMILE Program, University of Rhode Island and Valley-Shore YMCA.

Organizations looking to apply for the next round of grants should go to Applications are due by March 31, 2016, for next year's proposals.

For more information about the program, call Diane Villano at 860-441-4218.