Monday, September 24, 2012


The Rockfall Foundation will kick off the 40th anniversary of its grants program with an informal Grant Information Workshop on Tuesday, October 9th.  The goals of the grants program are to preserve and enhance the environment in Middlesex County and to increase public knowledge of, and respect for, its natural resources.  Representatives of nonprofit organizations, towns, and schools who seek support for environmental education, conservation and planning projects are encouraged to attend the Workshop, which will be held from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the deKoven House Community Center, 27 Washington Street.

Detailed grant guidelines and eligibility requirements as well as a grant application can be obtained on the web at the “Green Grants” page of the Foundation’s website,, or by calling the Foundation's office at 860-347-0340.  To register for the workshop, or for additional information, contact Tony Marino, Grants Administrator, at, (860) 347-0340.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 9, 2012 and awards will be announced in mid-February, 2013.

Established in 1935, The Rockfall Foundation is one of Connecticut's oldest environmental organizations.  Its mission is to be a catalyst  –  bringing people together and supporting organizations to conserve and enhance the county's natural environment.

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