A month since its launch Fairfield County’s Community Foundation has awarded nearly 90 grants totaling $1,359,500 from its Fairfield County COVID-19 Resiliency Fund. The Community Foundation’s grants have been made to nonprofit organizations serving Fairfield County’s most vulnerable residents with a primary focus on four key service categories: employment or economic security; mental or physical health; education; and housing. A full list of grantees, including brief descriptions of how funds are being used, can be found here.
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation launched the Fairfield County COVID-19 Resiliency Fund on March 18 to help minimize the social and economic consequences of this global pandemic and to prevent the widening of disparities in education, employment, housing, and health. The fund has received $1.83 million in donations to date.