Grant Funding

Each grant awarded enables us to enhance the quality of life for those we serve and directly impacts the daily lives of our residents as they reclaim their maximum levels of independence.

TD Charitable Foundation, December 2021 $5,000
For the Vocational Program.

Union Foundation, December 2021 $10,000
To purchase a state-of-the-art hospital-grade bed

Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Fund, December 2021 $5,000
To teach young adults with spinal cord injuries to cook nutritious meals

E.J. Grassmann Trust, December 2021 $10,000
For the cost and installation of Smart TVs in resident rooms’

Margaret A. Darrin Charitable Trust, December 2021 $50,000
To provide general support to Cheshire programs and services; in honor of 40 years of service.

Fred Fatzler Foundation, December 2021 $1,000
To provide general support to Cheshire programs and services.

Craig H. Neilsen Foundation, September 2021   $75,000
For renovations and assistive technology to kitchens at Cheshire Home, Cheshire II, and Cheshire III

F.M. Kirby Foundation, August 2021   $20,000
To purchase a new air conditioning unit with U/V ventilation system

Kessler Foundation, July 2021   $40,000
To fund the newly inspired Vocational Program

Madison Rotary, June 2021   $1,500
To purchase a new ADA-compliant stove for resident kitchen

The Hyde & Watson Foundation, May 2021   $15,000
To help fund the new call bell system

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, January 2021   $20,000
To help fund the new call bell system

Union Foundation, December 2020   $9,900
For the purchase of an Uppertone Machine for Physical Therapy and two thermal scanners

Charles G. & Elizabeth Mortimer Foundation, July 2020   $5,000
To support Cheshire Home’s therapy programs.

Madison Rotary, June 2020   $1,348
For the purchase of a Musical Therapy Glove and compatible Mac Tablet for Occupational Therapy.

Kessler Foundation, May 2020   $26,416
For Emergency Funding to help Cheshire navigate the Pandemic and purchase COVID prevention equipment and supplies.

Emerson Solutions,   April 2020   $6,000
To support Cheshire during the Pandemic.

Peter R. & Cynthia K. Kellogg Foundation,   March 2020   $10,000
To provide general support for Cheshire programs and services

Catholic Human Services Foundation,   March 2020   $7,000
To support the purchase of two Vital Signs Monitor units for Nursing. 

Margaret A. Darrin Charitable Trust,   December 2019   $7,500
To provide general support for Cheshire programs and services.

Novartis,   December 2019   $4,851
To support general projects at Cheshire Home.

Union Foundation,   December 2019   $4,155
To support the purchase of the Performance Health Mat Platform with Removable Mat.

The Ruffle Family Foundation,   December 2019   $2,000
To support general projects at Cheshire Home.

Fred Fatzler Foundation,   November 2019   $3,000
To support Recreation and Transportation.

Rotary Club of Madison,   July 2019   $1,245
To support the purchase of adaptive devices for our Community Resource Center.

The Coloni Family Fund,   July 2019   $5,000
To support Recreation Activities.

Hyde & Watson Foundation,   May 2019   $10,000
To support the purchase of two Hill-Rom CAREASSIST Beds.

Emerson Automation Solutions,   April 2019   $5,000
To provide general support to Cheshire Home.

Walsh Family Foundation,   January 2019   $1,000
To support general projects.

Margaret A. Darrin Trust, December 2018   $5,000
To support upgrades to our healthcare facility.

Coloni Family Foundation, December 2018   $5,000
To support the programs of our Recreation Department

Charles Read Foundation,  December 2018   $1,000
To provide general support to Cheshire Home.

Union Foundation, November 2018   $2,800
To support the purchase of computer equipment for Nursing.

Ruffle Family Foundation, November 2018   $2,000
To provide general support to Cheshire Home.

Fred Fatzler Foundation,   November 2018   $3,000
To support recreational programs for our residents.

Kessler Foundation,   November 2018   $25,000
To support specialized training, education and transportation.

TD Charitable Foundation, October 2018   $5,000
To support specialized training, education, and transportation.

Catholic Human Services Foundation, September 2018   $7,000
To support the purchase of the Restorative Therapies Upper Exercise FES System, for Occupational Therapy.

The F. M. Kirby Foundation,  August 2018   $20,000
To expand Cheshire Home’s Physical Therapy center.

Madison Rotary, July 2018   $1,200
To purchase equipment and technology for the Community Resource Center.

Hyde & Watson Foundation, May 2018   $10,000
To support the purchase and installation of a refrigeration/freezer unit for Dietary.

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, June 2018   $7,361
To support the installation of automatic doors leading to the residents terrace.

Novartis Philanthropy, January 2018   $5,000
To provide general support to Cheshire Home.

Margaret A. Darrin Charitable Trust,  January 2018   $5,000
To provide general support to Cheshire Home.


A complete list of donors from 2014 to 2017, click here.