GRANTS MADE

  • $25,000 to Rose City Senior Center in support of the Preventive Health Care Clinic  (7/2/2010)
  • $35,000 to Madonna Place, Inc. in support of the Fatherhood Initiative Program (7/2/2010)
  • $7,500 to Read-to-Ride, Inc. in support of their program to encourage children to improve their reading skills (11/14/2010)
  • $12,351.00 to St. Jude Common to rebuild their main fire escape (11/18/2010)
  • $5,000 to ARC of New London County to replace their old kitchen (11/23/2010)
  • $40,000 to Otis Library in support of the materials budget (11/15/2010)
  • $2,500 to Connecticut Community Care, Inc. for assistance to elderly Norwich clients enabling them to stay in their own homes (11/15/2010)
  • $10,000 to Sacred Heart Educational Center for tuition assistance to disadvantaged students (11/15/2010)
  • $3,000 to Solomon Schechter Academy for support of a Norwich family sending their children to the school (12/16/2010)
  • $150,000 to United Community and Family Services as a part of a three year pledge of $450,000 to help with expansion plans (12/16/2010)
  • $4,000 to Italian Heritage Committee for scholarships (1/12/2011)
  • $5,000 to the Norwich Community Care Team in support of the Homeless Shelter (1/12/2011)
  • $12,500 to St. Vincent de Paul Place in support of the served meals program (1/12/2011)
  • $10,000 to Mitchell College for scholarships for students attending from Norwich (1/12/2011)
  • $15,000 to Thames River Community Services in support of the Child Development Program at Thames River Family Place (1/12/2011)
  • $50,000 to W.W. Backus Hospital as a part of a two-year pledge of $100,000 to fund the MyHealthDirect program (2/14/2011)
  • $10,000 to Bethsaida Community, Inc. to help support women in residence while they seek gainful employment (2/14/2011)
  • $2,500 to TACAP, Inc. in support of their program to conduct new advocate training, and facilitate matches to frail elderly and disabled persons (2/14/2011)
  • $15,000 to Catholic Charities in support of their Emergency Basic Needs and Case Management program 5/12/11
  • $2,500 to The Spirit of Broadway Theater in sponsorship of the show "The Summer of '42"  5/15/11
  • $12,350 to Sacred Heart School, Taftville, for the purchase of office management and grading computer software 5/19/11
  • $25,000 to Rose City Senior Center to fund the preventive health care Nurse/Clinic at the Senior Center 7/1/11
  • $44 698 to The Sisters of Charity to replace furnaces and hot water heating system at Novitiate and Infirmary 7/6/11
  • $150,000 to United Community Family Services (2nd payment of 3 year pledge) for expansion of health center 11/1/2011
  • $30,000 to Otis Library for materials budget 2011-2012 11/17/2011
  • $7,500 to Community Care Team for support of homeless shelter and permanent housing for homeless 2012-2013 11/17/2011
  • $5,000 to Habitat for Humanity in support of building projects in Norwich and Greeneville  11/17/2011
  • $10,000 to Mitchell College for scholarships to Norwich students 11/17/2011
  • $10,000 to Sacred Heart Learning Center in support of one-to-one tutoring for students from all school districts in danger of failing  1/25/2012
  • $2,500 to TACAP, Inc. in support of of mentors and materials for elderly and disabled persons in Norwich 1/25/2012
  • $40,000 to Madonna Place in support of the Fatherhood Initiative Program 1/25/2012
  • $3,000 to A Capela Do Santo Antonio, Inc.  in support of a scholarship to be awarded to an NFA senior going on to college 1/25/12
  • $18,400 to Norwich Community Cinema Foundation to purchase equipment for outdoor film series each year for families to enjoy 2/1/12
  • $50,000 to WW Backus Hospital as second and final pledge payment to fund the MyHealthDirect Program 2/9/12
  • $26,800 to the Johnson Home to replace a dangerous antiquated furnace and chimney liner 3/2/2012
  • $12,500 to Saint Vincent De Paul for their served meal programs 4/13/2012
  • $2,600 to the Solomon Schechter Academy in support of a Norwich student attending school 4/13/2012
  • $918 to the Integrated Charter Day School in support of Building Simple Machines Using LEGOS  4/13/2012
  • $2,500 to Spirit of Broadway Theater in support of the show "Desperate Measures" 4/16/12
  • $25,000 to Norwich Senior Center in support of the Preventive Health Clinic at the Center 6/27/12
  • $150,000 to United Community and Family Services for the 3rd and final payment on our pledge of $450,000  11/1/12
  • $5,000 to United Way Project Warm-Up  11/30/12
  • $2,500 to TACAP, Inc. in support of their program to facilitate Advocate Matches to frail elderly and disabled persons 1/14/13
  • $3,500 to Norwich Housing Authority in support of their Resident Services Coordinator Position at Westwood Park  1/14/13
  • $5,000 to Friends of Maria as seed money to begin programing 1/14/13
  • $7,500 to Sacred Heart Educational Center in support of tuition assistance 3/12/13
  • $7,500 to Thames River Family Program for Child Development Programming 3/12/13
  • $1,500 to Read to Ride in support of their program encouraging reading skills in children 3/12/13
  • $10,000 to Natchaug Hospital for help building the new Joshua Center in Norwich 3/12/13
  • $10,000 to Mitchell college in support of scholarships for Norwich students attending the college 1/14/3
  • $5,000 to Norwich Little League in support of refurbishing ball fields on Otrobando Avenue 6/2/13
  • $25,000 to Rose City Senior Center in support of the Preventive Health Clinic 6/2/13
  • $25,000 to Otis Library in support of the materials budget and the "one-desk" project 3/12/13
  • $2,625.00 to Solomon Schechter Academy in support of a Norwich student attending the school 8/10/13
  • $5,000 to Community Care Team for Rapid Re-housing and Shelter Diversion program 10/9/13
  • $50,000 to United Community and Family Services for assistance in expanding the building housing The Edward and Mary Lord Family Health Center at UCFS 10/9/13
  • $5,000 to Eastern CT Community Gardens Foundation for materials, supplies and maintenance of community gardens in Norwich 12/19/13-Disbursed through the Lord Foundation donor advised fund at the Community Foundation of Eastern CT
  • $10,000 to the Center for Hospice Care for the creation of a Healing Garden at the Dunham Street campus in Norwich 12/10/13-Disbursed through the Lord Foundation donor advised fund at the Community Foundation of Eastern CT
  • $12,000 in support of two upcoming shows at The Spirit of Broadway Theater:  "Zombies from the Beyond" and "Chang & Eng" -1/9/2014-Disbursed through the Lord Foundation donor advised fund at the Community Foundation of Eastern CT
  • $2,500 to Read to Ride, a program that encourages elementary school children to develop a love of reading-2/14/14
  • $3,500 to the Housing Authority of the City of Norwich in support of the Senior Resource Counselor at Westwood Park-2/14/14
  • $41,700 to TVCCA for security and energy upgrades at the TVCCA facility in Taftville that houses the Little Learners Program and Head Start-2/26/14-Disbursed through the Lord Foundation donor advised fund at the Community Foundation of Eastern CT
  • $10,000 to Sacred Heart Educational Center for tuition assistance at the Learning Center-3/21/14-Disbursed through the Lord Foundation donor advised fund at the Community Foundation of Eastern CT
  • $15,000 to Thames River Family Center for programming at the Child Development program-3/20/14-Disbursed through the Lord Foundation donor advised fund at the Community Foundation of Eastern CT
  • $125,000 pledged to Community Foundation of Eastern CT Norwich Area Women's and Girls Fund to create a challenge pool to inspire philanthropy among Norwich area donors for the benefit of local women and girls.  $50,000 given as the first part of the pledge, with the balance to be paid over the next 4 years as the Norwich community matches the funds-3/21/14-Disbursed through the Lord Foundation donor advised fund at the Community Foundation of Eastern Ct
  • $300,000 to United Community and Family Services to meet the short-fall in funds needed to complete the expansion/renovation project at the Health Center at 47 Town Street, Norwich-4/17/14
  • $10,000 to Mitchell College in support of scholarships to the college for Norwich students-4/24/14
  • $50,000 to The Garde Arts Center in support of the "Save the Movies" campaign which upgraded projection and sound equipment at the theater-4/24/14
  • $35,000 to Otis Library in support of 3 projects: $15,000 for upgrades to the Young Adult area of the library; $16,000 in support of the materials budget and $4,000 in support of a Community Speaker program-4/24/14
  •  $35,000 to Madonna Place for the "Family Support" Program, a one-stop comprehensive center for at risk families-6/11/14
  • $15,000 to Madonna Place for the "Family School Connection" Program, a program working in partnership with families and schools  to improve attendance, address behavioral and academic issues for children (ages 3-12)-6/11/14
  • $3,000 to A Capela do Santos Antonio for scholarships to students graduating from NFA going on to college-6/11/14
  • $5,000 to Writers Block, Inc for support of programs inspiring creativity for youth in  the areas of writing, dance, singing and art-6/11/14
  • $5,000 to Eastern CT Workforce Investment Board to support summer employment opportunities for youth-6/11/14
  • $15,000 to Rose City Senior Center to support the Preventive Health Clinic at the Norwich Senior Center-8/4/14
  • $10,000 to High Hopes Therapeutic Riding to support the Norwich "Horse Sense Program" targeting at-risk Norwich Youth-8/24/14
  • $6,000 to Spirit of Broadway Theater in support of the last show of the 2014 season-9/5/14
  • $25,00 to Safe Futures (formerly The Women's Center) to allow expansion of office hours in the Norwich location to full time-10/2/14
  • $5,000 to United Way Project Warm-Up for fuel assistance to needy families in the 2014-2015 heating season-10/21/14
  • $15,000 to Natchaug Hospital for final fit-out necessities for the new Joshua Center Thames Valley Facility-10/21/14
  • $500,000 to W.W. Backus Hospital over two years for the establishment of the new initiative "The Edward and Mary Lord Preventive Health Institute at Backus"-10/22/14
  • $10,000 to Sacred Heart Educational Center for support of the Learning Center individualized tutoring program-11/21/14
  • $7,500 to the Caring Community of CT in support of the purchase of non-construction related items related to their recent construction-2/25/15
  • $3,500 to The Norwich Housing Authority to help pay for the services of the Resident Services Coordinator at Westwood Park-2/25/15
  • $7,500 to the Children's Museum of SE CT to help with the construction of the new Digital Star Lab at the Museum-2/25/15
  • $10,000 to the Eastern CT Ballet as Lead Presenting Sponsor for the production of the 2015 production of the Nutcracker at the Garde-2/25/15
  • $10,000 to the SE CT Cultural Coalition for operating support and in support of programs in the arts-2/25/15
  • $7,200 to Norwich Community Cinema to upgrades to  indoor movie projection and sound equipment and a box trailer to store and transport outdoor movie projection equipment-2/25/15
  • $5,000 to Eastern CT Community Gardens Association for the support of building and sustaining community gardens in Norwich-2/25/15
  • $4,000 to the Italian Heritage and Cultural Committee for  college scholarships-5/5/15
  • $7,500 to Read to Ride for the purchase of bikes and supplies to encourage reading in elementary school kids-5/5/15
  • $25,000 to New England Science and Sailing (NESS) to support programming directed at Norwich elementary school kids-5/5/15
  • $31,500 to Three Rivers Community College as an endowment to give financial aid to students studying in the engineering field in memory of Edward P. Lord-5/5/15
  • $2,500 to Norwich Community Development Corp. (NCDC) for the purchase of a box trailer for storage and transport of materials for the Norwich Farmer's Market-5/12/15
  • $750,000 to Center for Hospice Care of SE CT as a 3-year commitment to help finance the construction of an in-patient hospice in Norwich-5/1/15
  • $6,300 to A Capela Do Santos Antonio in support of a summer arts programs at NFA for 3rd grade Norwich kids, over a 3-year period, in honor of Ellis Ruley-6/11/15
  • $5,000 to TVCCA as fiduciary agent of a collaborative grant made to help Secure Jobs, a program assisting newly re-housed families obtain suitable employment to ensure their continued ability to achieve financial stability and stay out of homeless sheltering-6/12/15
  • $25,000 to the Rose City Senior Center in support of the Preventive Health Clinic at the Senior Center-6/22/15
  • $10,000 to Mitchell College for Scholarships-8/4/15
  • $18,500 to Higher Edge for the purchase of computers-9/23/15
  • $35,000 to Sea Research Foundation (Mystic Aquarium) to support construction of the new Ocean Research and Conservation Center-9/23/15
  • $10,000 to St. Vincent de Paul Place for the purchase of supplies for the food and personal hygiene pantry-10/20/2015
  • $10,000 to Sacred Heart Educational Center in support of individualized tutoring programs after school and in the summer-12/8/15
  • $4,550 to Bethsaida Community for the purchase of new coin operated washing and drying machines for all 3 residential programs-12/8/15
  • $15,000 to Madonna Place to help with the Family Support Program-2/5/16
  • $30,000 to Madonna Place in support of the Fatherhood Initiative Program-2/5/16
  • $25,000 to Safe Futures in support of Norwich office operations-2/5/16
  • $3,500 to the Norwich Housing Authority to help pay for the Resident Services Coordinator at Westwood Park-2/5/16
  • $6,000 to Eastern Connecticut Community Gardens Association in support of building and sustaining a number of community gardens in Norwich-2/5/16
  • $5,000 to Discreet Undergarments for You to help purchase incontinence supplies for those who cannot afford to bear this expense on their own-4/28/16
  • $10,000 to High Hopes Therapeutic Riding to maintain and expand the "Horse Sense" program offered to vulnerable Norwich middle-schoolers-4/28/16
  • $7,500 to Read to Ride, a reading incentive program that encourages children from kindergarten through fifth grade to develop a love of reading-4/28/16
  • $7,700 to Connecticut Lions Eye Research Foundation for the purchase of a Spot VS/100 vision screening tool for use in pediatric eye screenings.  The equipment will be used primarily by the Norwich Lions Club, and will be loaned out to other local community Lions Clubs as needed-4/28/16
  • $7,500 to Chestnut Street Playhouse as matching funds of $7,500 raised by the Playhouse itself.  The $15,000 total will be used to replace a dangerous and leaking portion of the roof on the Playhouse building-4/28/16
  • $30,000 to Three Rivers Community College to increase the Edward P. Lord endowment fund already in existence at the college so that more substantial scholarship awards can be given from this endowment going forward-4/28/16
  • $6,200 to Rose City Senior Center for the Preventative Health Care Nurse at the senior center-6/23/16
  • $10,000 to Mitchell College for scholarships to Norwich students in need of financial assistance-6/23/16
  • $15,000 to Thames River Community Services in support of the Beyond Transitional Living Project of Thames River Family Services-6/23/16
  • $2,000 to Senior Resources Agency on Aging in support of the Family Caregiver Respite Program-6/23/16
  • $5,000 to the Secure Jobs initiative, administered through TVCCA, to support formerly homeless people get and keep jobs-8/26/16
  • $7,000 to Uncas Health District to establish a program to provide Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis (T-DAP)  booster vaccines to seniors on Medicare in the Norwich area (Medicare does not pay for this recommended booster)-8/26/16
  • $2,100 to the Solomon Schechter Academy to provide support services to a needy Norwich  student attending the school-8/26/16
  • $10,000 to Habitat for Humanity for the rehabilitation of a residence at 244 Washington Street, Norwich-8/26/16
  • $38,300 to The ARC of New London County for the purchase of a truck and landscaping trailer to enable the agency to deploy a second landscaping crew engaged in the Employment and Vocational preparation program at The ARC-9/8/16
  • $30,000 to the St. Maximilian Kolbe Sober Living Community at Enders Island in support of the residential sobriety program-10/17/16
  • $5,000 to the Eastern CT Symphony Orchestra to subsidize ticket costs for a special family program to be held on 1/29/17 at The Garde-10/17/16
  • $10,000 to Rose City Senior Center for the Golden Wishes program which assists needy seniors in crisis situations in order to help maintain independence in their daily lives-12/15/16
  • $7,500 to A Capela do Santo Antonio, Inc. for scholarships to NFA seniors going on to college- $2,500 each year for the years 2017-2018-2019-12/14/16
  • $12,500 to St. Vincent de Paul Place soup kitchen to help purchase pantry and hygiene supplies-12/15/16
  • $10,000 to Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters to assist with the organization's mentoring program-12/15/16
  • $11,000 to Children's Museum of SE CT purchase program supplies and staff training for a robotics program using the LEGO WeDo system for all third grade students in Norwich.  WeDo is a cross-curricular program that integrates literacy, math, science and technology-2/1/17
  • $34,900 to Mystic Aquarium/Sea Research Foundation to purchase equipment for the new Veterinary & Animal Health Center-2/1/17
  • $10,000 to Mystic Area Shelter and Hospitality (MASH) to help fund a Homelessness Prevention/Shelter Diversion Services program for at-risk Norwich families-2/1/17
  • $3,500 to the Norwich Housing Authority to help fund the Resident Services Coordinator at Westwood Park and the Dorsey Building-2/1/17
  • $6,000 to Eastern CT Community Gardens to help with scoping, planting, maintaining and harvesting community gardens in Norwich-2/1/17
  • $50,000 to Hygienic Arts, Inc. to help with the construction of a 3-season Amphitheater for the Art park on Bank Street, New London-4/1/17
  • $60,000 to Madonna Place, Inc. for the Nurturing Families Programs to help restore needed funding to keep these essential services in place, in the light of State of CT budget cuts-4/1/17
  • $20,000 to Slater Library in Jewett City for the purchase of all new computers (adult, children's and staff)-4/1/17
  • $5,000 to Norwich Rose Arts Festival to help put on a one-day revival of the Festival on July 1, 2017-5/9/17
  • $5,000 to DUB4U to provide adult incontinenence products to people who cannot afford to purchase them-5/9/17
  • $25,000 to Safe Futures to help support the on-going operations of the Norwich office-5/9/17
  • $75,000 to The Garde Arts Center to help purchase an upgraded HVAC system for the theater-5/9/17
  • $200,000 to New London Homeless Hospitality Center to construct an addition to the Center that will provide specilized, private respite care for homeless individuals who suffer from disabilities, acute illnessess or who need after-hospitilation attention-5/9/17
  • $900,000 to Cure Alzheimer's Fund to provide funding to cutting edge research in labs performing work searching for the highest  probability of preventing, slowing or reversing Alzheimer's disease-6/8/17
  • $15,000 to Riverfront Children's Center to support subsidized tuition to the Center for families enrolling their children-6/21/17
  • $13,000 to Rose City Senior Center to support the Preventative Health Clinic at the Center-Provision of an on-site RN and purchase of supplies for the clinic-6/21/17
  • $2,500 to Eugene O'Neill Theater Center to support the Community Partnership for New Theater.  This initiative allows the Eugene O'Neill Theater to provide 100 free tickets to partner social service organizations for distribution among their consitutients- 6/21/17
  • $60,000 to Madonna Place  in support of the Nurturing Families Programs in light of severe budget cuts-7/1/17
  • $10,000 to High Hopes Therapeutic Riding in support of the Horse Sense Program-8/28/17
  • $7,000 to the Uncas Health District to provide the TDaP (Tetanus, Diptheria and Pertussis) vacinnation to community seniors age 65+-8/28/17
  • $5,000 to the Eastern CT Ballet to support the ballet's Free Ticket Initiative-8/28/17
  • $10,000 to Mitchell College in support of Norwich students attending the college who are in need of scholarships-8/28/17