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January 04, 2023

CHEFA Demonstrates Philanthropic Leadership by Awarding More than $1M Throughout the State to Support Healthcare, Education and Childcare Initiatives.

CHEFA recently committed more than $1 million as part of the John M. Biancamano CHEFA Client Grant Program to support important programming throughout the state. Click here to learn more about how these funds are being used to support important initiatives throughout Connecticut, including programming to support healthcare workforce development, fight obesity, and increase access to STEM learning opportunities.

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November 15, 2022

Successful Bond Pricing for the Hopkins School

On November 8, 2022, the Hopkins School successfully priced its $23.63 million, publicly rated, tax-exempt bond offering through CHEFA. Hopkins School, founded in 1660, is Connecticut’s oldest educational institution, serving day students in grades seven thru twelve and based in New Haven.

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October 04, 2022

CHEFA Board of Directors approves funding for Connecticut nonprofits through the CHEFA Revolving Loan Fund Program.

CHEFA has expanded its Revolving Loan Fund Program to serve all Connecticut based nonprofits whose missions fall within designated sectors and has released the Annual Funding Cycle Notice: 2023A. This Notice makes funding available up to $50,000 to eligible nonprofits for purposes of financing capital projects. CHEFA is accepting loan applications on a first come, […]

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June 14, 2022

The Time for Capital Expenditure Grants is Long Overdue

The Center for Effective Philanthropy published a piece by Betty Sugerman Weintraub, CHEFA Manager of Grant Programs and Philanthropic Outreach, highlighting the need for philanthropy to fund capital infrastructure needs for nonprofit organizations. CHEFA is among the only Connecticut funders allowing organizations to apply for capital or program grants.

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