Through the support of our donors and sponsors, Near & Far Aid grants over $1 million each year to improve the lives of children, families and individuals affected by poverty in Fairfield County.
Grant allocations by area of need, 2016
B. Aid to Families at Risk - $216,500 / 19%
C. Aid to the Homeless - $177,500 / 15%
D. Adult Education and Job Training - $124,500 / 11%
E. Community Health Services - $122,500 / 10.5%
F. Aid to Children - $197,500 / 9%
G. Aid to Adults in Crisis - $60,000 / 5%
grant allocations by geographic area, 2016
B. Norwalk - $291,500 / 18%
C. Stamford - $190,000 / 16%
D. Upper Fairfield County - $182,000 / 15%
E. Lower Fairfield County - $96,500 / 8%
Total: $1,167,500 grants
our grant list
Last year, our grants went to the following agencies:
All Our Kin, Inc.
All Stars Project
Americares Free Clinics, Inc.
Arts for Learning Connecticut
Association of Religious Communities, Inc. (ARC)
Boys & Girls Club of Stamford
Bridge Academy (The)
Bridgeport Caribe Youth Leaders
Bridgeport Child Advocacy Coalition
Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust
Bridgeport Public Education Fund, Inc. (The)
Bridgeport Rescue Mission
Cardinal Shehan Center
Center for Children's Advocacy
Child Advocates of SW Connecticut
CLASP Homes - Westport
Community Plates Inc.
Connecticut Association for Human Services
Danbury Grassroots Academy
Diaper Bank, (The)
Discovery Museum, Inc.
Domestic Violence Crisis Center - Norwalk
Domus Kids, Inc.
Emerge, Inc. - Stratford
Exchange Club Parenting Skills Center
Family & Children's Agency, Inc.
Family & Children's Aid
Family Centers, Inc.
George Washington Carver Center
Good Samaritan Mission
Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County
Hall Neighborhood House, Inc
Healing Tree Economic Development King's Pantry Program
Homes With Hope
Horizons at Greens Farms Academy
Horizons at Sacred Heart University
Horizons Student Enrichment Program - New Canaan
Housatonic Community College Foundation, Inc.
Human Services Council - Children's Connection
Human Services Council - Dr. Robert Appleby Health Centers
INTAKE Organization, Inc.
International Institute of Connecticut, Inc.
Jewish Family Services Greenwich
Jewish Senior Services - Center for Elder Abuse Prevention
Junior Achievement of Western Connecticut - Bridgeport
Kids In Crisis
Laurel House, Inc.
Lawyers for Children America
Liberation Programs, Inc.
LifeBridge Community Services (formerly named FSW)
Malta House ,Inc.
McGivney Community Center, Inc.
Mercy Learning Center of Bridgeport, Inc.
Neighbors Link Stamford (Building One Community)
New Beginnings Family Academy
New Neighborhoods Inc. (NNI)
New Neighborhoods Inc. (NNI)
Norma F. Pfriem Urban Outreach Initiatives
Norma Pfriem Breast Center (The)
Norwalk Community College Foundation
Norwalk Grassroots Tennis & Education, Inc.
Norwalk Housing Foundation
Open Door Shelter
Planned Parenthood of Southern New England
Read to Grow, Inc
RYASAP (Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership)
Saint Joseph Parenting Center
School Volunteer Association of Bridgeport, Inc.
Shelter for the Homeless
St. Vincent's Medical Center Foundation
Stamford Public Education Foundation (SPEF)
Sterling House Community Center
TBICO (The Bridge to Independence & Career Opportunities)
Teach For America Connecticut
The Adam J. Lewis Preschool
The Center for Family Justice, Inc.
The Child and Family Guidance Center
The Children's Law Center
The Council of Churches of Greater Bridgeport Inc.
The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
The Tiny Miracles Foundation (TTMF)
The Women's Center of Greater Danbury
Thomas Merton Center
Wakeman Boys & Girls Club
Womens Mentoring Network, Inc.
WorkPlace, Inc. (The)
YMCA Central CT Coast
YMCA Central CT Coast Camp Hi-Rock
YMCA Central CT Coast Ralphola Taylor Community Center