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Dime Bank awards grants to nonprofits

By Lee Howard

Publication: The Day

Published 01/08/2013 12:00 AM
Updated 01/07/2013 11:55 PM

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

S.T.E.P.S. $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

Horizons $2,000

Work Vessels for Veterans $2,000

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center $1,500

Dime Bank awards grants

to nonprofits

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.

l.howard@theday.com

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