For Immediate Release: 2/18/2016
Contact: Zachary Janowski
Mobile: (860) 384-5777

Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut’s Local Area Fund Grants $25,000 to the Yankee Institute
Funding Will Support Research on State Policy Issues Critical to Connecticut’s Future

Feb. 18 –The Yankee Institute is proud to announce the receipt of a $25,000 grant for support of general operations. This grant was made possible by the Local Area Fund, a fund of The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut.

“We are grateful for this generous grant and happy to be part of the Local Area Fund family,” said Carol Platt Liebau, president of the Yankee Institute. “We will use these funds to ensure residents – and their representatives in Hartford – know how to make Connecticut a place where everyone is free to succeed.”

For more than 30 years, the Yankee Institute has researched important public policy issues in Connecticut and then educated state residents about its findings.

The Hartford-based Yankee Institute for Public Policy works to transform Connecticut into a place where everyone is free to succeed.

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