2023 Community Grants Announced

Derby-Shelton Rotary Club President Betsey Doane has announced the recipients of the Club’s 2023 Community grants totaling $15,000. Six organizations serving the Valley area as well as two Rotary grants with international implications have been awarded.

Four of the organizations were on hand for check presentations at the regular Club meeting on June 1 and Huntington Congregational Church was at the June 8 meeting.. Doane noted that the Club puts a great effort into raising funds to support many worthwhile programs in the Valley and beyond and that it is a pleasure to see the great outcomes that result from the grants.

Organization Purpose Amount
Boys and Girls Club Girls’ Night Out $2500
North Branford Rotary Global Literacy $2500
CT Arts in Education Hire college-age intern $2000
Junior Achievement Teach business and financial literacy $2000
New Haven Symphony Music Education $1000
BHcare “A chance to Shine” event $2500
District 7980 & TRF Chair Rick Benson Open heart surgery Dominican Republic $1000
Huntington Congregational Church Scholarship summer camp at Boys and Girls Club for children $1500

Rich Knoll accepts check on behalf of Huntington Congregational Church

Grants 2023 - Boys & Girls ClubClub President Betsey Doane presents a check to Nicole Stere and Shaye Roscoe of the LNV Boys & Girls Club Grants 2023 - cARTieRosemary Allen helped Betsey with the check for Claire Murray from cARTie
Grants 2023 - District 7980Ernie Luise accepted the check from Rosemary and Besey on behalf of Rotary District 7980 Grants 2023 - New Haven SymphonyJyreek Ellerbee received New Haven Symphony’s check from Rosemary and Betsey

Leave a comment