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Grant Program News

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Dr. Estela R. Lopez, Board of Directors at CHEFA

November 09, 2021

CHEFA celebrates 20 Years of philanthropic leadership

Established in 2002, the CHEFA Grant Program has awarded more than $40 million for programmatic and capital expenditures to statewide organizations representing four of the most important sectors of the state’s economy: healthcare, education, childcare, and culture.

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October 27, 2021

One of Connecticut’s “best-kept secret” programs has handed out $40 million over the last 20 years.

With two decades behind us and the next decade beginning, the future continues to look bright for CHEFA’s Grant Programs. With an eye toward established and innovative grantmaking, community involvement, and collaboration with key Connecticut stakeholders, we will continue to be a philanthropic leader funding impactful statewide programs and projects supporting the state’s residents.

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April 08, 2021

CHEFA in the Community: Oak Hill/CT Institute for the Blind

As part of our FY 2019 Nonprofit Grant Program CHEFA awarded Oak Hill/CT Institute for the Blind a grant in the amount of $73,947 for medical equipment and facility upgrades for people with disabilities and chronic health issues. This grant provided needed assistance to a young girl, who has a disability and requires assistive technology […]

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