Recent Awards

The Corporate, Foundation and Government Relations staff works with faculty on research and travel grants, drafts proposals for institutional projects and priorities, and collaborates with hundreds of public and private organizations that support the College's mission.

The most recent grant awards received by the College, as of March 2014.

Institutional Awards

Avon Foundation

Green Dot Program

Anthem/WellPoint Foundation

      Supporting the Connecticut College Children's Program and the Office of Volunteers for  Community Service in the Healthy Choice Initiaive

Chubb and Sons

Support for onStage at Connecticut College Performing Arts Series

Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

Family Literacy Initiative

 Connecticut  Humanities Fund

Support for a panel discussion and performance, "Not What Happened," conceived and written by Ain Gordon. The play, which will be presented through the onStage at Connecticut College Series, explores how we interpret history.

 Connecticut State Department of Education, Early Childhood Bond Funds Grant Program

     To support upgrades to security and intercoms

Davis Projects for Peace

The East Portland Lunch Cart

ACT UP: Agents for Change Through Unity and Peace

Davis United World College Scholars Program

For financial aid for international students

Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

For the Connecticut Healthy Campuses Initiative (CHCI)

For the suicide prevention program

Design Within Reach

      In-kind donation of replica period furniture to outfit the newly renovated Steel House, which will be used to support student sustainability programs and initiatives

 Eckerson Design Associates, LLC

     In-kind donation of professional landscape design services for the Steel House Project

George Frederick Jewett Foundation

     Support for the Academic Resource Center

Institute of International Education Scholar Rescue Fund

      Support for Scholar in Residence in Economics

Japan Foundation

     Support for the TRIP program

Frank Loomis Palmer Fund

Support for the Initiative to Impact New London’s Achievement Gap

Support for the renovation of the Charles E. Shain Library

Support for the Extended Learning Program through the Office of Volunteers for Community Service

Fulbright FLTA Program

Teaching Assistant in Arabic

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Consortia grant with Middlebury College and Williams College to increase efforts to diversify faculty at all three colleges

Planning grant for Global Islamic Studies curricular development


        Support for Sustainability Reps Program and Supporting Sustainable Behaviors at     Connecticut College

Pfizer Inc. and Groton Laboratories

        Support for the Family Literacy Initiative

The Rands Foundation

Support for the Office of Volunteers for Community Service

SJS Charitable Trust

     Support for Posse program

The Sherman Fairchild Foundation

        Support for Science Leaders Summer research

The Fran and Ray Stark Foundation

In support of the Stark Distinguished Guest Residency in Film Studies

Faculty Awards

Academy of Korean Studies

Support for East Asian/Korean Studies Program

Associated Kyoto Program

2012-2013 Visiting Faculty Fellows Program

National Science Foundation

Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Social Sciences

New England Foundation for the Arts

       Support for the presentation of "Einstein's Happiest Thought"

       An Expeditions Touring Grant for the Pick Up Performance Company

       An Expeditions Touring Grant for Imani Winds

For development of Adele Myers Dance Company collaborative production “Einstein’s Happiest Thought”

Travel grant for conference participation

Contact information:  



Email Naima Gherbi,

Office of Corporate, Foundation and Government Relations
Connecticut College
Becker House, 2nd floor
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196