2019

2019 Grant Champions and Their Causes

The Winner of Our 2019 First Place Grant in the amount of $50,000 is… Family Centers!

The Pitch:

Greenwich Empowering local Children, Adults, Families, and Communities to Realize Their Potential through a strong multi-disciplinary approach, seeking funding for the Windrose School project at Greenwich High School.

PYP Grant Champions:

Melissa Denis, Melissa Nisenson and Lauren Schweibold

The Winner of Our 2019 Second Place Grant in the amount of $19,000 is… Swim Across America- Fairfield County!

The Pitch:

For life-saving cancer research and clinical trials, including support for underfunded pediatric cancer research. SAA-FC’s beneficiary, Stephen Gottschalk, MD, chair of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, is exploring cancer gene therapy to attack pediatric sarcoma.

PYP Grant Champions:

Nancy Carr and Sarah Sippel

The Winner of Our 2019 Third Place Grant in the amount of $2,000 is… First Tee of CT!

The Pitch:

Providing foundational funding for this program in Greenwich, which will help build character and life skills for children that participate in partnership with Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich.

PYP Grant Champions:

Karen Hopp, Dara Johnson and Kirby Grabowski Lim

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