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Grantmaking 2007 to Present
The following grants were made by the Killingworth Foundation for projects to improve the quality of life in the Town of Killingworth from 2007 to 2017:
2007 Received $10,000 seed money from Killingworth's Lions Club
Annual Appeal: $2,275 ($12,275 with Lions Club gift)
2008 Granted two $1,000 scholarships to Killingworth High School seniors
Granted $800 to Killingworth Historical Society for archiving software
Conducted 100x100 campaign as first annual fundraiser
Annual Appeal: $4,790
2009 Received $2,500 unrestricted gift from AT&T
Granted two $1,000 scholarships to Killingworth High School seniors
Granted $1,200 to Killingworth Library Association for update of circulation servers
Annual Appeal: $3,085 ($5,585 with AT&T gift)
2010 Received $4,000 unrestricted gift from Clinton Nurseries (Peter Richards)
Granted two $1,000 scholarships to Killingworth High School seniors
Granted $1,500 to Killingworth Historical Society movement of schoolhouse (ATT grant)
Granted $250 to HK Park & Rec. Committee for summer scholarships
Granted $1,300 to Killingworth Community Gardens storage shed (ATT grant)
Annual Appeal: $ 5,258 ($9,258 with Clinton Nurseries gift)
2011 Conducted Work Alliance Workshop in partnership with the State of Connecticut
11 participants at the Killingworth Library
Planned National External Diploma Program (NEPD) Informational Session (May 2011)
Received $500 from Guilford Savings Bank for printing of new brochure
Received $2,000 unrestricted gift from Clinton Nurseries (Peter Richards)
Distributed "The Killingworth Foundation Media Information Guide" to Killingworth's non-profit organizations
Granted Haddam/Killingworth Summer Program total $500 (half from Auer Family Fund)
Granted $200 to Killingworth Boy Scout for Eagle Scout project
Granted $300 to Killingworth Boy Scout for Eagle Scour project
Granted 2 $1,000 annual achievement awards to HK seniors
Granted $500 to Shoreline Soup Kitchens and Pantries
Annual Appeal: $8,645 (with $2,000 Clinton Nurseries gift)
2012 Received $500 unrestricted gift from Killingworth Lions Club
Received $2,000 unrestricted gift from Clinton Nurseries
Annual Appeal totals $8,995 (including $350 in Auer Fund)
2013 Hosted event for non-profit organizations in Killingworth regarding fundraising, board recruitment and public relations (April 19, 2013)
Contributed $25, $15, and $10 for the winners of the HK Middle School Memorial Day Poetry Contest for seventh graders.
Received $500 unrestricted gift from Killingworth Lions
Solicited special collection to benefit Endowment Fund.
Received $4,000 gift from Clinton Nurseries, $1,000 allocated to Endowment
Granted $557 to Killingworth Library Association for software update.
Granted $1,000 to Killingworth Land Trust for purchase of Welter Woods.
Granted $500 to Killingworth Elementary School PTO for cultural arts program involving Killingworth's A Place Called Hope for Grades 2-4.
Took custody of funds for Friends of Forster Pond and Chatfield Hollow prior to receipt of IRS approval of non-profit status.
Granted 2 $1,000 achievement awards to HK seniors
Annual Appeal: $9,265.87 and $1,000 Auer Fund
2014 $200 grant to Killingworth Historical Society for support of cost for buses for KES 4th grade trip to Green School House
$100 grant to KillingworthCares to maintain website.
Granted 1 $1,000 achievement award to HK senior
Granted 1 $1,000 award from Ullrich Scholarship Fund
First Annual Sunflower Gathering at Parmelee Farm
Granted $1,000 to HK Communications Dept. for STN Competition
Granted $300 to Town of Killingworth for Christmas tree at Parmelee Farm
2015 - Granted one $1,000 Achievement Award to HK senior
Granted $500 to Killingworth Parks and Recreation for tennis program
Granted $50 to KillingworthCares for maintenance of website
Granted $100 to Historical Society for 4th Grade trip to Green Schoolhouse.
Second Annual Sunflower Project at Parmelee Farm
Established Donald Welter Award for Excellence in the Applied Arts
Granted $4,000 to Town of Killingworth for golf cart at Parmelee Farm
Granted $558 to Shoreline Kitchens and Pantries for 6 grocery carts
Granted $500 to KES for Cultural Arts Program - dance
Participated at Christmas at the Farm in December. Gave away $100 gift certificate to La Foresta
2016 - Granted 1,000.00 to A Place Called Hope for aviary structure
Granted 50.00 to KillingworthCares for website maintenance
Granted $1,000 each to two Killingworth students as Achievement award
Granted $1,000 as Ullrich Award for Excellence in the Fine Arts
Granted $1,000 as Donald R. Welter Award
Distributed 200 packets of sunflower seeds to Killingworth residents. Print Publicity, signs, flyer, and new entry form for Sunflower Gathering.
Received $1,400 from Coldwell Banker Real Estate for donation of fuel assistance to the Town of Killingworth
2017- Held Sunflower Festival September 12, 2016 at Parmelee Farm
Granted $600 to Shoreline Soup Kitchens for 6 sandwich board signs
Granted $1,000 to Killingworth Youth League for electric scoreboard
Pledged $4,000 to Killingworth's 350th Anniversary Committee
Donated $2,000 to Killingworth Elementary School for Cultural Arts program
Donated $500 to HK Backpack Program
2007 2017 distributed total $40,665 (updated in May 2017) to Killingworth projects