Douglas and Janet Roberts

Through his estate planning, Doug established the Northwest CT Community Foundation Douglas and Janet Roberts Fund.

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Grants from the Douglas and Janet Roberts Fund support the Barkhamsted Historical Society, nonprofit programs and capital projects that benefit residents of Barkhamsted, and scholarships for Barkhamsted students. Grants are awarded through an invitation-only LOI process.

Barkhamsted Center Cemetery Association - $25,100 to support a water system upgrade and lawn renewal

Barkhamsted Historical Society – $35,700 to support the Merrill Tavern and Barkhamsted Center Schoolhouse preservation projects

Barkhamsted Youth Baseball League - $42,000 to support the construction of a new snack shack with two working bathrooms at the Riverton Ballfields

Connecticut State Grange Foundation, Inc. - $10,000 to support bathroom repairs/renovations for Riverton Grange Hall

First Congregational Church of Barkhamsted - $5,300 to support the replacement of parsonage oil tanks

First Congregational Church of Barkhamsted - $34,000 to support the cost of exterior painting of the church, including belfry and window shutters

Friends of American Legion and Peoples State Forests - $35,000 to support a documentary film in connection with the 100th anniversary celebration of People's State Forest in Fall 2024

Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church - $10,000 to support the cost of roof replacement

Riverton Theatre - $8,150 to support the purchase of a shed to store sets and costumes

Town of Barkhamsted - $21,000 to support a feasibility study for a pedestrian bridge across the Farmington River to connect Peoples State Forest and American Legion State Forest