Published January 08. 2013 4:00AM
Dime Bank Foundation Awards, Jan. 2013
Westerly Area Rest Meals $6,500
Boys & Girls Club of SECT $5,555
Hospice of SECT $5,000
Alliance for Living $5,000
Thames River Family Program $3,500
The Furniture Bank $3,000
Norwich Youth & Family Services $3,000
Horses Healing Humans $2,995
Child & Family Agence of SECT $2,600
Eastern CT Housing Opportunities $2,500
Children First Norwich $2,500
The ARC of NL County $2,500
Martin House $2,000
Work Vessels for Veterans $2,000
Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center $1,500Dime Bank awards grants
Norwich - The Dime Bank Foundation has announced that it will be awarding more than $55,000 to non-profit organizations in New London County and Westerly.
Some of the top recipients for the first of the foundation's three annual awards are the Westerly Area Rest Meals, $6,500; Boys & Girls Club of Southeastern Connecticut, $5,555; Hospice of Southeastern Connecticut, $5,000, and Alliance for Living, $5,000.
The complete list of grants announced by newly appointed administrator Dee Sullivan are printed below.
Dime Bank established the Dime Bank Foundation, which annually supports more than 40 local organizations and gives away an average of $155,000. The foundation, established in 1998, focuses on charitable, cultural, literary, scientific and educational nonprofit organizations and pays particular attention to programs and activities aimed at community members who are most at-risk.
So far, the foundation's grants have totaled more than $1.4 million.
For more information or a grant application, go to dime-bank.com, or call Dime Bank Foundation Administrator Sullivan at (860) 859-4300.