To date, CT BHI has awarded $3.4 million in Connecticut research grants. Visit our online photo album to view photographs of our previous Grant Awards and Sponsor Recognition Events.

2015 grants were awarded to the following:

  • Hispanic Center of Greater Danbury, Inc. – awarded $15,000
  • MidState Medical Center – awarded $16,620
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $50,000
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $50,000
  • Western Connecticut Health Network – awarded $50,000
  • Witness Project of Connecticut – awarded $15,000

2014 grants were awarded in the amount of $302,813 to the following:

  • Hispanic Center of Greater Danbury, Inc. – awarded $24,978
  • The Hospital of Central Connecticut – awarded $19,500
  • The Hospital of Central Connecticut – awarded $33,500
  • UCONN Health Center NEAG Comprehensive Cancer Center – awarded $50,000
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $30,000
  • University of Connecticut – awarded $44,863
  • Yale University School of Public Health – awarded $49,972
  • Yale University (Yale Cancer Center) – awarded $50,000

2013 grants were awarded in the amount of $296,500 to the following:

  • The Hospital of Central Connecticut – awarded $25,000
  • Yale School of Medicine – awarded $50,000
  • Cancer Center at MidState Medical Center – awarded $6,500
  • Hartford Hospital – awarded $5,000
  • Chatham Health District – awarded $20,000
  • Fairfield University – awarded $40,000
  • St. Vincent’s Medical Center Foundation – awarded $25,000
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $50,000
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $50,000
  • The Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center – awarded $25,000

2012 grants were awarded in the amount of $175,000 to the following:

  • Yale Cancer Center – awarded $50,000
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $50,000
  • St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport – awarded $25,000
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $50,000

2011 grants were awarded in the amount of $225,000 to the following:

  • Yale Cancer Center – awarded $50,000
  • Yale University – awarded $50,000
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $50,000
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $38,000
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $12,000
  • The Hospital of Central Connecticut – awarded $25,000

2010 grants were awarded in the amount of $214,500 to the following:

  • Hospital of Central CT – awarded $40,000.
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $50,000.
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $50,000.
  • Yale University Cancer Center – awarded $50,000.
  • Hospital of Central CT – awarded $20,000.
  • Midstate Medical Center – awarded $2,500.
  • Visiting Nurse Association of Central Connecticut – awarded $2,000.

2009 grants were awarded in the amount of $215,000 to the following:

  • Hartford Hospital – awarded $1,500.
  • Hospital of Central CT – awarded $15,000.
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $35,000.
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $40,000.
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $42,000.
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $50,000.
  • Yale University Cancer Center – awarded $33,000.

2008 grants were awarded in the amount of $497,538 to the following:

  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $300,000. (for 3 years)
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $70,000.
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $75,000.
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $47,269.
  • Visiting Nurse Assoc. of Central CT – awarded $5,269.

2007 grants in the amount of $87,509. were awarded to the following grantees:

  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $40,013.
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $34,804.
  • YWCA of New Britain – awarded $12,692

2006 grants were awarded in the amount of $236,307. to the following:

  • Hartford Hospital – awarded $25,000.
  • St. Mary’s Hospital – awarded $8,825.
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $75,000.
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $50,000.
  • UCONN Health Center – awarded $64,790.
  • YWCA of New Britain – awarded $12,692.

$150,000 was awarded in 2005 for Community Education Grants.

The mission of the CT Breast Health Initiative, Inc. is to make a difference locally in the fight against breast cancer through education and research.

CT BHI recognizes a volunteer/survivor in a leadership position who has made a significant contribution to the growth and viability of the organization in a unique capacity.

2010 Nominee – Jim Malone

With his enthusiastic commitment to the organization he has contributed his technology knowledge and data management experience, updating our operating and communications systems, computers, website, and social media.  His presence and dedication is truly indispensable.

CTBHI recognizes a volunteer of longtime commitment and who has fostered and maintained relationships of importance to the signature fundraising arm of the organization (RACE IN THE PARK) as exemplified by its first awardee.

2010 Nominee – Cookie Delbiondo

For her unswerving 10+ year commitment to consistently raising awareness of Breast Cancer, CTBHI, and the RACE.  Through her creative and energetic fund raising efforts CTBHI has been the recipient of her big heartedness, loyalty and phenomenal financial benefits.

CTBHI recognizes a superior volunteer for his/her commitment, support, dedication, expertise, resourcefullness, big heartedness, and who has continually exceeded expectations.

2010 Nominee – Louise Belkin

For 16 years as a dedicated volunteer and for the past 7 years as the steward of both CTBHI and RACE funds, handling them with honesty, integrity and fiscal responsibility.  For sharing her husband Howard with us who had a vision of raising funds for our cause on a golf course and having fun.  And for continuing his dream in memoriam.