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  • Middlesex Enhancement Fund

    Philanthropy Matters. Philanthropy Works. Anyone can be a philanthropist at any time, in any amount. Established by the Board of Directors in 1997, the Middlesex Enhancement Fund is available to all donors to make gifts of any size. Over the years the Fund has grown substantially with memorial, anonymous and other gifts. Grant making is Read More →

  • Hap Merrick Endowment Fund for Community Music School

    A Musical Legacy for Middlesex County For more than 30 years, the Community Music School (CMS) has been serving the musical education needs of shoreline residents and enriching the artistic life of the community. As a member of the Community Music School Board of Trustees and an avid fan of the school’s programs, Paula Merrick Read More →

  • York Butler Fund – Birds of a Feather

    Providing Opportunities for Creative Expression York Butler, a gifted artist and copper craftsman, was fighting a battle with cancer in 2006. His sister Jill, an artist in her own right, was grappling with a sense of uselessness, an inability to do something meaningful to support her brother. As she sat with him, she asked a Read More →

  • Ellsworth and Virginia Grant Fund

    He has been a manufacturer, mayor of West Hartford, educational film producer, and president of the Connecticut Historical Society. She was a member of the Founders of Hartford, the Colonial Dames of America, volunteered in Hartford Hospital’s emergency room, and was active in many organizations and projects including Riverfront Recapture. It is no surprise that Read More →

  • Karen A. Nelson Memorial Fund

    A Lasting Memory for a Wonderful Friend, Teacher and Mentor Karen was a gifted pianist and dedicated and inspiring teacher and was tragically killed in an automobile accident in 2009. Her expertise in performance, teaching and adjudicating were well established throughout Connecticut and beyond. Karen held degrees in Piano Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Read More →

  • Carolyn Greenleaf Memorial Fund

    FRIENDS INSPIRED TO PAY TRIBUTE TO A SPECIAL MUSICIAN THROUGH THE CAROLYN GREENLEAF MEMORIAL FUND Carolyn Greenleaf was a resident of Essex who was passionate about music and who worked tirelessly to promote music education in her community. Sadly, Carolyn passed away at an early age in 2004. Her friends and family wished to honor her Read More →

  • Marjorie Rosenbaum Fund

    Community and education were driving forces in Marjorie Rosenbaum’s life. A lifelong resident of Middletown and one of the original graduates of Wesleyan University’s Graduate Liberal Studies Program, Marjorie thrived in a community in which music, theater, literature, and education were prevalent. Marjorie worked with others in the community to establish and nurture programs that would Read More →

  • Nicholas Ramcke Fund

    Creating a Legacy through a Lens Nicholas Wallace Ramcke had a true photographer’s eye – an innate sense of the world around him and an ability to translate his view into a photograph. For Nick, photography was more than an art form or a possible profession; photography was Nick’s passion, a way to capture what Read More →