Thanks to the generosity of hundreds of contributors, the program is having a positive impact by recognizing, honoring, and supporting exceptional students with the potential to become outstanding teachers. Previous recipients are making a difference in classrooms in Connecticut and across the country and in leadership positions at the local, state, and national levels.

Your support is important because the larger the endowment grows, the
more we can accomplish for deserving students.

You can make a tax-deductible contribution via credit card. Click here to visit our donation page on the website of the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain. You can make a one-time donation or ongoing monthly donations.

Or you can send a check (made out to “CFGNB” and designated
for the Alma Exley Scholarship Program) to the following address:

Community Foundation of Greater New Britain
74A Vine Street
New Britain, CT 06052

If your place of employment has a matching gift program, you can increase your contribution by obtaining and submitting the appropriate form. The tax-exempt number (EIN) of the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain is 06-6036461.

To make a tax-deductible gift of stock, call the foundation at 860-229-6018.

You can also provide support by attending our annual celebration at which we honor our newest recipient. Please join us as we recognize these high-potential students.

Heartfelt thanks to the following 2021 donors. Their generosity has enabled the program to have a significant impact.

  • Glenn Allen Jr. in memory of Alma and her vision to increase diversity in education
  • Lorraine Aronson
  • Gary Battiston in memory of Alma and in honor of Woody
  • Deveria Berry
  • Gloria Jean Berry
  • Sharon and Peter Bowers
  • Scott and Donna Brinckerhoff
  • Subhash and Madhu Chandra in memory of Alma for her dedication to the cause and in honor of Woody for perpetuating this wonderful program which has helped so many people including the U.S. Secretary of Education
  • Diane Cloud
  • Sally Connolly
  • Cindy and James Dobrynski
  • Alex Exley and Matt Seidel
  • Elizabeth and Esther Exley
  • Woody Exley in honor of Alex Exley on her birthday
  • Woody Exley in honor of Matt Seidel on his birthday
  • Woody Exley in honor of Zack Exley on his birthday
  • Stephen and Emmy Fast
  • Ann and Joe Fichandler in honor of Ryan Clifford
  • Annie Hsu
  • Marvin and Janet Kay
  • Marijke Kehrhahn in honor of all the Alma Exley Scholars
  • David Knishkowy and Judy Greiman
  • Wendy Kozlow in honor of Mary-Ellen Powell, Ann Charbonneau, Pat Yosha, Kitty Prairie, Cindy Dobrynski, and Dr. Julia McQuillan
  • Patrick and Sandi Lee
  • Jesse Levin
  • Chi-Ann Lin
  • Gloria and John Lobre
  • Barri Marks in memory of Alma on her birthday
  • Barri Marks — happy holidays to the Exley-Seidel family
  • Sarah Marks
  • Shannon Monahan in memory of Alma
  • James H. Moran Charitable Gift Fund
  • Tom and Anna Mary Patton in memory of Alma as well as Wade Patton
  • Amy Poueymirou
  • Susan and John Rathgeber
  • Vernon-James Riley
  • Patricia Scully in memory of Alma
  • Noah Shapiro and Tahiti Starship
  • Malcolm and Catherine Smith
  • David Spiegel
  • Jane and Richard Tedder
  • Paul Virostek
  • Pat Yosha in honor of Wendy Kozlow
  • John LoPresti of Fast One Framing, for framing the certificates
  • Kurt Godiksen, graphic design