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  • Come to the Keane Foundation 2023 Carnival!

    Come to the Keane Foundation 2023 Carnival!

    The outrageous rides, delicious food, games, and wonderful fun-filled family time. It’s all coming back to Cove Park this year: Oct. 13th-15th.

  • A Message from the Richard M. Keane Foundation President

    A Message from the Richard M. Keane Foundation President

    The Richard M. Keane Foundation recently received a $300,000 Grant from theState of Connecticut Bond Commission for an ARPA Grant, the American RescuePlan Act. This is (Funding to support organizations after COVID -19, providingfunding for worthy nonprofit organizations who lost revenue during thepandemic). The grant must be used by the end of 2024, and we…

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    After you duplicate a post it is a draft. First click in the page title and change it. Select the proper category and a featured image if you want one. Then in the RH corner of the top bar click on save as draft. Edit what you want and save as draft. When you want…

  • Keane Hands-On Learning

    Keane Hands-On Learning

    We are entering into our 3rd year of Keane Hands-on Learning, enrichment programming for Wethersfield Elementary School students. Keane Hands-on Learning provides science-based enrichment “in-school field trips”, to all Wethersfield Elementary school children (about 1900 students).  Coming out of a pandemic, many students have been placed at risk, due to lack of services and have…

  • 9/11 Memorial Sports Center

    9/11 Memorial Sports Center

    Located in the Pitkin Community Center at 30 Greenfield Street. This Sports Center was built in memory of Richard M. Keane and two other Wethersfield residents who died in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on 9/11/2001. It includes a gym, fitness room, and meeting room with wireless internet access and a Smart…

  • Richard M Keane

    Richard M Keane

    Reprinted from the New York TimesPortraits of Grief, 2002 Richard M. Keane enjoyed tending his garden in exceptionally grubby clothes while a boom box blasted out Orbison or Puccini; coming home from a business trip and telling his wife, Judy Keane, about the man he met on the plane; riding the commuter bus from his…

  • YOU Make The Keane Foundation a Success!

    YOU Make The Keane Foundation a Success!

    THANK YOU! For your many donations. Your dollars help to build a better community for YOUR family in YOUR town of Wethersfield.  Our fundraising efforts support After School Enrichment Programs in all of our Elementary Schools and Programs, Intramurals and Tutoring at Silas Deane Middle School. Donations may be made by check to the address…

  • Charles Wright After School

    Charles Wright After School


  • Grant applications due March 31st

    The Keane Foundation provides grants to support other programs with a simular mission. The grant application deadline is March 31,2019.

  • Giving To the Richard M. Keane Foundation through United Way

    United Way Designations Please consider directing a portion of your United Way donation to the Richard M. Keane Foundation! Fall is the time when you will be asked by your employer to decide where to direct your United Way Capital Campaign contribution, we hope that you will choose to direct a portion of your donation…