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GPS Awards $1,000 Global Grant to Weston High School’s Sustainable Solutions Club and The Daffodil Legacy Trail

GPS awarded a $1,000 Global Grant to Weston High School (WHS) Student Club, Sustainable Solutions, for the purpose of initiating The Daffodil Legacy Trail honoring The Class of 2023, and subsequent graduating classes. Funds raised by The Daffodil Legacy Trail project will be used to establish a new course at WHS entitled Sustainable Living, which will be taught by Environmental Science teacher Michael Aitkenhead. Congratulations WHS Class of 2023.

GPS Awards $500 to The Center for Coastal Studies

The Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) in Provincetown, MA received a $500 Global Grant toward its mission of preserving coastal and marine habitat along the New England seaboard. CCS provides educational resources and programs that  encourage responsible use and conservation of coastal and marine ecosystems, developing policies and management strategies drawn from solid scientific research. Learn More at

CCS is also a member of the Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative, a non-profit organization whose mission is to reduce ways in which the Cape & Islands region contributes to climate change and to protect our region from its potentially devastating impacts. Learn more at



GPS Awards $500 Global Grant to The Loveland Foundation

In honor of National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month July 2022, GPS provided a $500 Global Grant to The Loveland Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization devoted to connecting African American women and girls to mental health resources.

With the barriers affecting access to treatment by members of diverse ethnic and racial groups, the Loveland Therapy Fund provides financial assistance to individuals seeking therapy.

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The Bay Foundation Receives $500 Global Grant

A $500 Global Grant has been awarded to The Bay Foundation in Santa Monica Bay for projects related to the restoration of watershed and to support the Coastal Research Institute at Loyola Marymount University, which advances coastal research and restoration planning. Recently The Bay Foundation removed 34.5 tons of invasive iceplant from the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve to allow for the recovery of native plants, improve water quality, flood protection and wildlife recovery.

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In response to the ongoing disruption that Covid-19 has caused to the operation of local food pantries, GPS has provided a $500 Grant to the Weston Food Pantry for the purchase of food and personal protective equipment (PPE).

It is essential during this prolonged pandemic that people support their local food pantries and other social services. Even in states where infection rates have dropped, it is imperative that these services are well funded and prepared amidst this second wave of infections.

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In June, as many businesses and nonprofits were struggling with the chaos of Covid-19, GPS awarded $500 to Christine’s Critters. This 501(c)(3) nonprofit is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of birds and reptiles in Weston, CT. 100% of these funds will go toward caring for the facility’s permanent residents and funding its wildlife rehabilitation program which includes raptor and eagle rehabilitation.

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In early June, even as a pandemic brought the world to a standstill, protests erupted in the United States over the long neglected issue of racism in policing. The horrific and tragic murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery among many others, highlighted the issue on a national level. If we want to create a sustainable society for future generations, we must build a society predicated on equality.

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Global Preservation Society Grants $500 to the Connecticut Food Bank

At the suggestion of Senator Chris Murphy, and other state and local officials, the Global Preservation Society has provided a $500 Global Grant to the Connecticut Food Bank in an effort to feed the community during the Coronavirus. To donate, visit  Be safe, stay well — together we will overcome!

While it might not feel like the best of times right now, people are proving that there is still so much good in the world. Thank you to the nurses, the doctors, and most of all – to all of the people who are listening to try to get this Coronavirus under control.

GPS awarded a $500 Global Grant to WIRES

During the height of the Australian Wildfire Crisis in January 2020, GPS awarded a $500 Global Grant to WIRES – Australian Wildlife Information and Rescue to help save wildlife impacted by the spread of fire in central Australia.

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Norwalk River Watershed Association received a $1,000 Global Grant

In March, the Norwalk River Watershed Association received a $1,000 Global Grant supporting the Pollinator Pathway steering committee’s need for printed educational materials regarding expansion of the Pollinator Pathway through the northeastern United States. This grant will be used to fund plant lists, brochures, and alternatives to pesticides educational materials for distribution at The Pollinator Pathway Northeast Conference on June 11, 2020.

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