Grants for our Organization

New Grants From CCF for 2018

“Connecticut Community Foundation’s latest grants to area nonprofits total $75,000

Computer training and bus trips.  An intergenerational family weekend. Classes on nutrition, art, and muscle strengthening. A town conversation on aging. Gardening materials for planting and harvesting their own food these are among the programs and services funded through Connecticut Community Foundation’s new grant awards- totalling $75,000- to 16 nonprofit organizations that serve older people in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills.


Among the grantees is the Goshen Community CAre and Hospice Center, which received a $6,000 grant to serve monthly luncheons and provide health information for the town’s older residents. The program, almost entirely volunteer-run , provides free, nutritious meals for older people while they learn from guest speakers on topics including fall prevention, pet therapy, safety precautions and how to handle emergencies.  The meals are served at the Church of Christ Congregational in Goshen.

Said Debbie DiPietro, coordinator of Center, “The luncheons help us keep an eye on the health and welfare of older people in Goshen and learn about their needs.”

The benefits of the program have been many. She noted that a talk on safety by a local fireman prompted many older people to purchase carbon monoxide detectors, and one older woman applied techniques learned from a talk by a physical therapist to recover from a fall. More people have learned how to prepare balanced meals on a budget.

” In Connecticut, the percentage of people age 65 and older is rapidly growing , and through our grantmaking we aim to help towns and nonprofit organizations prepare for that shift. Most importantly, we want to help older people in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield HIlls age in theri own homes and communities for the highest quality of life possible,” said Julie Loughran, president and CEO of Connecticut Community Foundation.”

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             Crosswick Foundation

We gratefully acknowledge their donation of

$5000.00 to our organization this year!


                  Crystal Rock

We gratefully acknowledge their donation of

water for our major fund raiser the Goshen

Fair.  $872.00    cr-logo


         Rona Jaffe Foundation

We gratefully acknowledge their support to

organization for $10000.00

and to our Goshen Food Bank for $5000.00


Northwest Connecticut Community 


The Jeff and Diane Johnson Foundation for Community                               Enhancement Fund 

Grant to support our bi-annual bereavement program for families in our area!  $1500.00

Equipment grant to upgrade our office for our staff

Critical needs grant in December for local needy families.

Northwest Foundation

       2018 Archbishop’s Annual Appeal

Goshen Community Care & Hospice gratefully acknowledge being chosen as a recipient of the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal, sponsored by the Archdiocese of Hartford.  The Archdiocese has been celebrating for the 21st year this Vicariate Outreach Program.  The program is to offer leadership support to local organizations whose missions are consistent with the mission of the Catholic Church. We are grateful and humbled by this $1050.00 donation.



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