Westbrook Foundation Supported 9 Community Projects During Spring Grants Cycle—Next Application Deadline is October 1

Press release

The Westbrook Foundation awarded $109,934 to community organizations during its spring grants 2023 cycle. Nonprofits serving Westbrook residents are encouraged to apply during the upcoming fall cycle; the deadline is 11:59 p.m. on October 1. Find information, guidelines, and the link to the online grant application platform at www.westbrookfoundation.org/grants.

The spring 2023 grant recipients and their projects include:

  • A Little Compassion, Inc.: $3,000 to support an artistic mentorship program that matches Westbrook neurodiverse young adults with Westbrook artists/mentors to create, display, and sell their handmade goods.
  • High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc: $2,500 to provide financial assistance for Westbrook youth and adults to participate in a range of equine-assisted services.
  • Safe Harbor, Inc.: $27,914.94 for facility improvements at the affordable-housing development.
  • SARAH, Inc.: $5,000 to support equestrian therapy classes for adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities at High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc.
  • St. Paul’s Episcopal Church: $17,935 to support the renovation of the church’s undercroft.
  • Westbrook Conservation Commission: $3,672.98 to replace the four exhibit signs at the Mulvey Riverfront.
  • Westbrook Emergency Management: $2,227 to purchase a cellular weather station to be used by all emergency service providers in town.
  • Westbrook High School: $43,259.08 to support four welding stations for the high school’s upgraded and expanded welding lab as part of the school’s career readiness initiative.
  • Westbrook Little League: $4,425 to purchase safety equipment.