Girl Scouts of Connecticut Receives $29,000 Grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving for camperships
May 14, 2013
Girl Scouts of Connecticut has received a $29,000 grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, which will be used to grant camperships to girls in Hartford or East Hartford. The grant includes funding from the Beatrice Fox Auerbach Foundation Fund at the Hartford Foundation.
“We are grateful for this grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving,” said Mary Barneby, CEO, Girl Scouts of Connecticut. “This generous gift will help many girls in the Hartford and East Hartford areas enjoy the fun and learning of our summer camps. It is a wonderful experience for many of our girls, and these funds will help us provide that opportunity for other girls who might not be able to afford to attend.”
Girl Scouts of Connecticut operates nine day camps and three resident summer camps across the state. These camps offer all girls in grades 1-12 a safe, fun environment where they can discover their individual strengths, connect with new friends, and take action in their communities.
The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is the community foundation for the 29-town Greater Hartford region, dedicated to improving the quality of life for area residents. The Hartford Foundation receives gifts from thousands of generous individuals and families and in 2012 awarded grants of more than $27 million to a broad range of area nonprofit organizations. For more information about the Hartford Foundation, visit www.hfpg.org or call 860-548-1888.