Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Litchfield, Housatonic high schoolers choose two local non-profits to receive $2,500 grants

Register Citizen (Torrington, CT) June 12, 2012

"The Torrington chapter of FISH has 35 beds, but Tuesday morning 47 people woke up there.
FISH was one of two local agencies to receive a grant from Youth in Philanthropy. The program, run through the Community Foundation in Northwest Connecticut, Inc., establishes an annual 'youth fund.' Local high school leaders are put on a council to determine how the fund should be spent; they meet with community members to determine what issues are important, then research nonprofits in the community and then review grant applications before selecting a group to fund." Read More

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