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Chelsea Groton Foundation Awards $244K to Area Non-Profits this Fall; Surpasses $6M in Giving Since Founding

This fall, the Chelsea Groton Foundation awarded $244,000 to 37 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island. In addition, the Foundation made its second $50,000 installment of its $250,000 Founding Partner commitment to the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT Innovation Center. Inclusive of these donations, a United Way employee giving campaign match, Acts of…

Over $200K Awarded to Area Non-Profits through the Chelsea Groton Foundation this Spring

This spring, the Chelsea Groton Foundation awarded $202,950 to 73 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island. Inclusive of these donations, the Foundation has proudly provided over $5.7 million in total grants to the community since 1998. Almost half (43%) of funds went to organizations in the health and human services category. Educational projects accounted…

Congratulations to the Class of 2023!

Graduating from high school, trade school, or college is a significant accomplishment and it marks an important milestone in a person’s life. For the Class of 2023, it represents years of hard work, dedication, and growth. Whether you’re graduating from middle school, high school, trade school, or college, you’re embarking on the next chapter of…

Community Partnerships in 2023

Chelsea Groton has always been committed to putting time, energy, and money into our local communities to make them stronger. This is important for so many reasons, including that the benefits of success are mutual. Strong individuals, families, businesses, organizations, and communities all ultimately support one another. Check out the 2022 community partnerships and all…

The Chelsea Groton Foundation Awards $173K in Grants to Area Non-Profits this Fall, Surpasses $500,000 in Total Giving to Community This Year

This fall, the Chelsea Groton Foundation provided $173,975 to 37 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island. The Foundation has distributed over $500,000 to the community this year, including $294,000 in grants during the spring giving cycle, $8,500 in scholarships, $22,100 through the Acts of Kindness program, and over $13,000 in employee matches for the…

Chelsea Groton Bank and Foundation Together Gave Record $1,000,000 this Year

This year, Chelsea Groton Bank and its Foundation gave a record $1,000,000 to non-profit organizations in our communities. The Foundation recently approved $405,820 in grants to 68 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island, which put the full year’s giving total above the $1 million mark for the first time ever. Earlier this year, the…

Chelsea Groton Foundation Approves $345K in Grants this Fall

This fall, the Chelsea Groton Foundation approved $345,810 in grants to 59 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island. Half of the approved funding went to organizations providing Health & Human Services, including immediate critical needs such as healthcare, food, clothing and shelter. A grant donation of $25,000 was provided to Lawrence & Memorial Hospital…

Coin Counting for a Cause

If you need your coins counted, and are interested in making a difference in the community, stop in to our Groton, Mystic, New London, Pawcatuck, Norwichtown or Norwich-Westside branches, where the 3% fees normally charged for use of the coin counting machine will be donated to The United Way of Southeastern Connecticut’s Gemma Moran Food…