Grants Given by SWCF Over the Years

To date SWCF has distributed over $115,000 worth of grants to South Windsor civic and non-profit organizations to further their programs and projects.

SWCF Grants Given

Organization NameDescription
Autism Families CONNECTicutMusic therapy workshop for children with autism spectrum disorders
Boy Scout Troop 880-Eagle ScoutEagle Scout project to structure two memorial at VMP
Denfeld Memorial Play StructureInstallation of a play structure in the form of a fire truck designed for 2-5 year old children on a 20' x 30' pad of mulch in memory of Derek Denfeld a SW resident who served as a Veteran and Volunteer Firefighter who passed away at age 25.
FISH (Friends in Service Here)Transportation to Dr. Appointments for SW Residents
Kevin's KourtAll-inclusive basketball bank shot court located at My Friends Place the boundless playground
Kids Space Healing Arts InstituteMotor skills and language development program for special needs children; Yoga program, classes for individual treatment sessions for special needs children ranging in ages from 4 to 12 years old 
PAL'S Care AdvisorSupport programs for 4th and 5th Grade students
SW American Legion Post 133Send young adults to governmental training
SW Cultural Arts CommitteeConcert series at Wood Memorial Library
SW Dollars for ScholarsInformational brochures and postage to support scholarship distribution to SW students
SW Down to Earth Garden ClubEco-friendly Butterfly Garden on Nevers Road
SW Historical SocietySupport 5th District Pleasant Valley School House Program
SW Human Services (Senior Citizens)Acoustical panels in Community Center Café for Seniors; Fund the cost for fitness equipment for the SW Senior Center newly established Fitness facility at the Enes Community Center 
SW Human Services (Teen Center)Cover expenses to undertake projects involving teens in community service
SW Human Services (Youth & Family Services)Support the Rising Star Community Service Program offered to middle and high school youth in need of structured programming during the summer.  Support the SWAN Program, a workshop for parents of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities
SW Junior Women's ClubSafety Town Project - teaching children all about aspects of personal safety
SW Park & Recreation (Bark Park)Support volunteer efforts to run the Bark Park
SW Park & Recreation (Festival of Lights) Celebration of Diversity event hosted by the Town of South Windsor Parks & Recreation usually held in September annually.
SW Park & Recreation Walk & Wheel Ways (SWWW)Safety biking booklet for 4th graders; bike racks at SW public buildings and sites
SW Parks & Recreation  (Food Alliance)Support healthy food programs and farming
SW Parks & Recreation (Community Band)Purchase of a set of four polished copper portable timpani drums
SW Parks & Recreation Monday Night Social Club (MNSC)MNSC (Monday Night Social Club) Programs for special need young adults; purchase of arts & craft supplies, board games; group T-Shirts; Pasta Night Events
SW Patriotic CommissionVeteran's Wall at VMP
SW Police (3 on 3 Basketball League)Summer SWPD basketball program for SWHS students Grades 9-12 to promote interaction between police and youth, physical activity, leadership skills and provide a positive experience during the summer months.  Usually runs July-August and culminates a tournament
SW Public Schools High School Bobcat RoboticsProgram costs at SWHS for the FIRST Robotics Team
SW Public Schools High School Marching Band BoostersPurchase of percussion equipment
SW Public Schools TEMS Jump StartTimothy Edwards Middle School after school mentoring programs for middle school programs
SW Super Sixties Sportsman ClubAnnual Fishing Derby for SW children
SW VoicesPublication of SW resident's poetry, school stories; trail book
Wood Memorial LibraryRestoration and repair of Woods's largest 80 year old multi use oak table;  Enhancement to Wood's Native American Program to support the construction of a native American village on a 3/4 acre parcel of land behind the library for a classroom-sized long house, 2 small wigwams, ethno-botanical plantings and garden, self-guided tour signage