Near & Far Aid has awarded Daniel Trust Foundation a $6,000 grant to support its Mentoring Program

Daniel Trust Foundation, an award-winning nonprofit organization that provides mentorship and scholarships to low-income students in the United States (Bridgeport, CT and New York, NY) and Rwanda, is pleased to announce that it has received a $6,000 grant from Near & Far Aid to support the Daniel Trust Foundation High School Mentoring Program. This marks the 2nd year Near and Far Aid is supporting Daniel Trust Foundation’s work.

“The philanthropic work I do to impact the lives of hundreds of low-income students each year would not be possible without the generosity and kindness of partners like Near & Far Aid,” said Daniel Trust, President and CEO of Daniel Trust Foundation. “This grant from Near & Far Aid will make a very big impact in the lives of the students we serve and in the community.”

Near & Far Aid is an all-volunteer fundraising and fund granting organization dedicated to eliminating the causes and effects of poverty in Fairfield County.

“We are pleased to inform you that we have voted to approve a grant of $6,000 to fund your programs,” said Georgia Adams and Kim Meir, Co-Presidents of Near and Far Aid. “We are grateful for all that you do to help make a meaningful difference in the lives of so many. We extend our very best wishes for continued success in fulfilling your mission.”

Near and Far Aid works to eliminate poverty by finding and funding programs that seek to achieve lasting change. Each year, Near & Far Aid makes a positive impact on thousands of people by granting over $1 million to the best local agencies that are targeting poverty and changing lives. To learn more, visit

Each year, Daniel Trust Foundation provides mentorship and scholarships to more than 100 low-income students in the United States and Rwanda. Daniel Trust Foundation’s alumni have attended and graduated from top American colleges such as Harvard University, Yale University and University of Connecticut. To learn more about Daniel Trust Foundation, please visit

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