FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
203-877-4281 ext. 1302
FREDERICK A. DELUCA FOUNDATION ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS SEPTEMBER 1
-Connecticut Public Charities Can Benefit With Grant-
Milford, Conn. (August 19, 2013) – 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.
The Foundation provides grants to CT organizations, with concentration on
education, job training, and the arts. Last year the foundation awarded grants to
more than 100 Connecticut organizations and 47 high schools.
Recipients of DeLuca Foundation grants have supported child and adult literacy programs, animal rescue organizations, food banks, and many other community outreach programs including:
· Animal Haven
· Boys and Girls Club of Milford
· Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust
· College Summit Inc.
· Community Soup Kitchen, New Haven
· Connecticut Audubon Society
· Connecticut Food Bank
· Connecticut Science Center
· Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust
· Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation
· Junior Achievement of Western CT
· Junior Achievement of Southwest New England
· Marine Cadets of America
· Mercy Learning Center of Bridgeport
· New Haven Symphony Orchestra
· Read to Grow
· Teach for America
· Tiny Miracles Foundation
Proposals will be accepted from September 1, 2013 with a deadline of October 8, 2013. Decisions will be made on or before December 31, 2013, with notification and checks mailed in January 2014. Grants range from $1,000 to $5,000.
To receive an application, please email firstname.lastname@example.org 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 48 years ago, with a $1,000 loan from a family friend, Dr. Peter Buck.
For more information about the foundation and 2013 guidelines, please e-mail email@example.com .
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.
For more information about the SUBWAY® chain, visit www.subway.com
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SUBWAY® is a registered trademark of Doctor’s Associates Inc.