Environment

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  • Mary Janvrin and Natalie Janvrin Wiggins Fund for Birds, Other Animals, and Nature

    The Community Foundation of Middlesex County (CFMC) received an early 20th anniversary gift in 2017 with news that the nonprofit organization will be the recipient of an $8 million bequest from the trust of the late Mary Janvrin. Ms. Janvrin and her pre-deceased sister Natalie Janvrin Wiggins lived quiet lives in Old Lyme. They shared Read More →

  • Chris Belfoure Memorial Fund

    Annual RUN for CHRIS 5K is June 22, 2019 – learn more and register HERE   or  download and print the PAPER application Christopher R. Belfoure was just 24 when he tragically died in July 2011. Yet his passions – his belief in the global community, his dedication to teaching and the environment – will be Read More →

  • Katchen Coley Conservation Fund

    A Legacy of Activism With a journalist’s instinct for information, a global appreciation for life, and a passion for helping today while preserving for tomorrow – it is no wonder Katherine “Katchen” Coley thrived as an activist and advocate. While Katchen’s life took her around the world, it was in Middletown and Middlesex County that Read More →

  • Phyllis M. McDowell Fund

    PIONEERING VOLUNTEER and COMMUNITY ACTIVIST Phyllis McDowell humbly and quietly will tell you she started her career in volunteerism because she had nothing to do. She just had too much time on her hands and too much energy to waste. Phyllis, a resident of Chester and Fenwick, believes that helping others – and everything around 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 →