Slossberg announces grants to area agencies, including local mental health agency

State Senator Gayle S. Slossberg (D-Milford) has announced that nonprofits in Milford, West Haven and Woodbridge are among the 81 nonprofit agencies in 38 cities and towns selected as recipients of grant awards through the state’s Nonprofit Grant Program (NGP).

“Our local nonprofits are on the front lines, working each day to meet the growing demand for community-based services,” said Sen. Slossberg. “I’m grateful to Governor Malloy for investing in Bridges, Marrakech and Easter Seals Goodwill Industries, and enabling them to continue meeting the needs of our communities.”

The purpose of the NGP is to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, safety and/or accessibility of health and human services being delivered by nonprofits. Area nonprofits awarded in this round of funding are:

Bridges...A Community Support System, Inc., Milford: $148,055 for renovations to the building and the Open Door Social Club.

Easter Seals Goodwill Industries, West Haven: $25,000 for information and technology improvements, 32,000 for vehicle purchases.

Marrakech, Inc., Woodbridge: $51,590 for information and technology improvements.

For a full listing of grant awardees, visit Governor Malloy’s website,