Cuno Foundation Awards Grants

October 15, 2019  --  The Cuno Foundation is pleased to announce that at its October meeting five non-profit organizations were awarded grants.  The largest single disbursement of $19,500 went to Beat the Street Community Center to replace computer equipment that support their youth programs.  Eliot White, Chairman of the Distribution Committee, commented, “The purchase of computers, monitors, laptops and a server will enable Beat the Street to maintain an effective automation environment for the use of members and staff..”

Other recipients include GUS Robotics Team; Living in Safe Alternatives Inc. (LISA, Inc.); Nutmeg Big Brothers and Big Sisters; and Our House Meriden.  “All grants made in this cycle benefited youth programs which is a big focus of the Distribution Committee members”, White said.

The Distribution Committee of the Cuno Foundation also approved approximately $50,000 from the Frank E. Davella fund be used for scholarships to high school seniors planning to further their education.  These scholarships will be awarded in May 2020.  Information on how to apply will be on the Cuno Foundation website In January.