Friday, April 27, 2007

Verizon Wireless Accepts Grant Applications

WALLINGFORD, Conn. — Verizon Wireless, through the Verizon Foundation, announced it is accepting applications from qualified public charities in Connecticut for work in three priority areas: Domestic Violence Prevention; Literacy; and Technology for Healthcare and Accessibility.

Qualified Connecticut 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations are invited to submit 2007 grant proposals. Applications are accepted online (the above link).

Last year, the Verizon Foundation awarded a total of $150,000 to numerous Connecticut organizations, including: Center for Children's Advocacy (Hartford); Center for Women and Families of Eastern Fairfield County (Bridgeport); Domestic Violence Services of Greater New Haven; Meriden-Wallingford Chrysalis; Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury; Children's Community School (Waterbury); Connecticut Humanities Council (Hartford); FSW (Bridgeport); Meriden Children First Initiative; Yale-New Haven Hospital; Concepts for Adaptive Learning (New Haven); Holy Family Home and Shelter (Willimantic); Quinnipiac Business and Education Foundation (North Haven); and Rebuilding Together Hartford.

Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, NJ, with 65,000 employees nationwide. The company is a joint venture of Verizon Communications and Vodafone. Find more information, visit Verizon Wireless.

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