Greenwich's Family Center Gets $242K State Technology Grant

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GREENWICH, Conn. -- Greenwich's Family Center will receive more than $242,000 as part of a state Nonprofit Grant Program.

Gov/ Dannel P. Malloy announced that 146 projects have been selected to receive a total of $20 million in awards as part of the state’s Nonprofit Grant Program, according to a release. Grants will be awarded to 81 nonprofit agencies in 38 cities and towns.

Greenwich's Family Centers, Inc will receive $242,925 toward developing the nonprofit organization's technology. 

“Partnering with these organizations is a smart fiscal investment to ensure that these agencies can continue to provide services while doing so in an efficient, cost-effective way,” said Malloy, who made the announcement in Hartford at Chrysalis Center, a provider agency slated to received funding to provide job training, employment services and conference space. “This is the largest commitment our state has made to support and invest in these community-based organizations that provide critical services to individuals in every city and town in our state.”

The purpose of the NGP is to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, safety and/or accessibility of health and human services being delivered by nonprofit organizations.

“The many organizations that submitted proposals demonstrated loud and clear that nonprofit organizations continue to face challenges in providing services and supports for individuals with disabilities and those with significant challenges," said Terry Edelstein, the governor’s nonprofit liaison. "And yet their project proposals reflected the creativity, ingenuity and strategic approaches necessary to continue to fulfill their missions. I herald our administration for initiating the bond program, the legislature for supporting the program and the nonprofit community-based providers for articulating their needs so well.”

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