Category Archives: Grants

Financial Literacy @ Capital: FIRST Center officially opens for students, community

Capital Community College (CCC) officially opened its FIRST (Financial Independence to Reach Success and Transformation) Center on Friday, June 23rd with representatives of The Guardian Life Insurance Company, partner organizations and students on hand for a program and ribbon cutting. … Continue reading

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Resiliency Consortium Webinar Features Capital’s Community Health Worker Training

Capital’s Community Health Worker (CHW) program — developed through the federally funded Northeast Resiliency Consortium — has been featured in a recent  roll out of a U.S. Department of Labor webinar series on training initiatives made possible by grants from … Continue reading

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Capital Receives Newman’s Own Foundation Grant For Urban Farming, Nutrition Education

A Part of $10 Million to Improve Fresh Food Access and Nutrition Education College Teams Up With Knox, Center For Urban Research & Training In City’s Upper Albany Neighborhood Capital Community College (CCC) has been awarded a $25,000 grant from … Continue reading

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Capital Goes To The Capitol: Legislative Breakfast February 20th At LOB

The 2014 Town & Legislative Breakfast for Capital Community College (CCC) will be held on Thursday, February 20th, at the Legislative Office Building’s Dining Room, 300 Capitol Avenue. Legislators in CCC’s primary service area and  town officials have been invited … Continue reading

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College Receives $2.3 Million Grant For Job Training, Employer Partnerships

Capital Community College has won a $2.3 million federal grant to enhance programs related to information technology, public safety, construction,and emergency responders as part of the seven college, four-state Northeast Resiliency Consortium led by Passaic Community College (NJ). Secretary of … Continue reading

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21st Century Fund: Foundation Supports Writing Curriculum, Cultural Partnerships and Student Financial Aid In New Round of Grants

 The College Foundation’s  21st Century Endowment Fund is supporting new curriculum development in writing and  information literacy, cultural partnerships, concerts and scholarships to fill financial aid gaps for financially disadvantaged students. Last April seven projects totalling $31,900 were approved, providing 21st Century … Continue reading

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Pell Institute Recognizes Travelers EDGE Program As National Model; Program Began At CCC in 2007

In a report released January 7th,  the Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education is lauding The Travelers Companies, Inc.’s Travelers EDGE (Empowering Dream for Graduation and Employment) as a national model for college access and professional … Continue reading

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CCC’s Heritage Program Eligible For $300K NEH Challenge Grant; One Of Six In Nation Selected This Year

Capital Community College has been approved for a $300,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to sustain its Hartford Heritage Program, an initiative linking courses with the city’s cultural and historic institutions. “The Heritage program takes … Continue reading

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A  “21st Century Interpretations of G. Fox” exhibit opened at the College’s Conrad L. Mallett Gallery on Saturday, September 29th as part of Envisionfest Hartford, a full day of cultural activities and performances across downtown Hartford. The exhibit, made possible … Continue reading

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New NEH Grant: Humanities Faculty Will Use Hartford Heritage To Improve Writing Courses

A National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant announced this week will engage 12 faculty members and partner institutions in a study of Hartford’s history, literature and culture to reframe first year writing courses. Contact: Jane Bronfman, (860) 906-5103; … Continue reading

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