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Community Centers of Greenwich Summer Program Receives $18K Grant from Fairfield County Community Foundation

Community Centers of Greenwich Summer Program Receives $18K Grant from Fairfield County Community Foundation

Community Centers, Inc. of Greenwich, announces an $18,000 grant award from the Fairfield County Community Foundation for CCI’s Summer Youth Program.

The grant will help over 65 children and teens primarily residing in Greenwich Public Housing participate in a summer program filled with fun, educational experiences.

The CCI summer program builds on the success of its Homework Clubs held throughout the school year.  During the summer, CCI provides activities five days a week, including transportation. Activities include swimming, tennis, team building, a reading education program, career exploration, outdoor excursions, nature studies, yoga classes, and family outings.

About Community Centers, Inc. of Greenwich

Community Centers, Inc. of Greenwich is a non-profit organization working with those who may otherwise be left out of community life. CCI serves all ages, many racial and ethnic groups, and residents with a wide variety of special needs. The goal of our programs is to inspire and support our clients to reach their full potential as active and empowered members of the community. 

Community Centers Inc. offers programs that support local residents of limited resources, ranging from homework clubs and afterschool activities for children and teens, as well as enrichment programs, counseling, citizenship classes and advocacy. CCI’s programs provide tools to foster self-sufficiency and growth, whether these skills help a child struggling in school, an adult with developmental disabilities, a teen looking for a structured recreational program, a vulnerable senior with limited means, or a single mother in need of better English skills. CCI is a member agency of the United Way of Greenwich.

To contact CCI, please call (203) 869-1276, visit their website at www.ccigreenwich.org, or email office@ccigreenwich.org.

About Fairfield County Community Foundation

The Fairfield County Community Foundation promotes the growth of community and regional philanthropy to improve the quality of life throughout Fairfield County. Individuals, families, corporations and organizations can establish charitable funds and contribute to existing funds. The Foundation also provides philanthropic advisory services, and develops and leads initiatives to tackle critical community issues. It is in compliance with the Council on Foundations’ national standards for community foundations. The Foundation has awarded over $168 million in grants to nonprofits in Fairfield County and beyond.

For more information visit www.fccfoundation.org.     

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