How Funding Is Received

Federal and Connecticut government funding grants include a Limited Equity Co-op Grant, a Housing and Community Development Grant, a Scattered Site Grant and Small Cities Grants for home rehabilitation projects and land purchases. Private funding includes gifts of approximately 40 acres of land from Andrew and Jamie Gagarin, grants from the Benas Memorial Fund, the Torrington Area for Public Giving, the Seherr-Thoss Charitable Trust, LISC, and donations received by annual membership drives within the community. Loan sources have included The State of Connecticut, LISC, local banks and mortgage companies.