Milford, Conn. (August 29, 2012) – Starting September 1, Connecticut public charities, non-profit and community organizations will be eligible to apply for a grant from the Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation.
Assistance is primarily provided to education, job training, and the arts, with grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. Recipients of DeLuca Foundation grants have supported animal rescue organizations, child health and literacy programs, child abuse prevention, and many other community outreach programs.
Last year the foundation awarded over $122,000 in grants and scholarships to nearly 180 Connecticut organizations, including:
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Connecticut
- Bridgeport Public Education Fund Inc.
- The Community Culinary School of Northwest CT
- Channel 3 Kids Camp
- Special Olympics CT
- The Literacy Center of Milford
- Pet Protectors Inc.
- Other local associations
Proposals will be accepted from September 1, 2012 with a deadline of October 8, 2012. Decisions will be made on or before December 31, 2012, with notification and checks mailed in January 2013.
To receive an application, please email email@example.com or call Janice Szabo at 203-877-4281 extension 1960.
About the Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation
The Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation, Inc., is a private foundation which assists public charities with grants to benefit non-profit organizational projects in Connecticut.
The Foundation was created in 1998 by Fred DeLuca, president and co-founder of SUBWAY® restaurants. DeLuca understands the importance of helping others in their endeavors, as he was given help when starting his neighborhood restaurant business in Bridgeport, Connecticut 46 years ago, with a $1,000 loan from a family friend, Dr. Peter Buck.
For more information about the foundation and 2012 guidelines, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org .
About SUBWAY® Restaurants
Headquartered in Milford, Connecticut, and with regional offices in Amsterdam, Beirut, Brisbane, Miami and Singapore, the SUBWAY® chain was co-founded by Fred DeLuca and Dr. Peter Buck in 1965. Their partnership, which continues today, marked the beginning of a remarkable journey — one that has made it possible for thousands of individuals to build and succeed in their own business.
With about 800 people employed at the World Headquarters campus, providing support for the thousands of SUBWAY® franchisees around the globe, they have helped build the Connecticut-based brand to become the largest restaurant chain in the world.
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