TORRINGTON — The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded $110,470 in Rapid Response Grants to nonprofits providing for basic needs in Northwest Connecticut.

As part of a comprehensive response to the effects of Covid-19 on the Northwest Corner of Connecticut, the Northwest Corner Gives: COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund strengthens the safety nets in Northwest Connecticut communities by awarding Rapid Response Grants to nonprofits that provide basic needs.

Among the many organizations receiving Rapid Response Grants were Caring For Bethlehem, Connecticut Food Bank, EdAdvance, Greenwoods Counseling Referrals, Habitat for Humanity Northwest Connecticut, Helping Hands Chore Service, Litchfield Community Center, Litchfield County Family Child Care Network, Litchfield County 4-H Foundation, Regional Hospice, Salvation Army Torrington, Susan B. Anthony Project, Washington Ambulance Association, Washington Community Fund and Washington Community Housing Trust.

Those wishing to support local nonprofits by making a gift to the Northwest Corner Gives: COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund may visit

Established in 1969, the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation serves 20 towns in Northwest Connecticut, including Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Canaan (Falls Village), Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, Warren, Washington and Winsted.

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