Community Foundation

Connecticut Community Foundation Trustees Recognize Innovation and Collaboration with 2018 Awards to Community Groups

Release Date: 
08/07/2018

WATERBURY, CT -- Greater Waterbury Interfaith Ministries (GWIM) and the Waterbury Juneteenth Celebration Committee are the recipients of the 2018 Trustee Fund Award, an honor created by current and former trustees of Connecticut Community Foundation to recognize exceptional innovation and collaboration that benefits communities in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills.

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Hartford Foundation for Public Giving Releases 2017 Annual Report

Release Date: 
08/01/2018

HARTFORD, CT -- When Jay Williams, president of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving arrived last year, he promised to practice a new way of leading: collaborate in order to challenge the status quo and take measured risks during a time of many challenges and opportunities. In 2017, the Hartford Foundation, serving 29 communities in the Greater Hartford region, awarded 2,385 grants amounting to more than $34.5 million to the region's nonprofit agencies and educational institutions, all with the goal of improving the quality of life in our region.

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Southbury’s Brian M. Jones and Roxbury’s Stephen Seward Join Connecticut Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees

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07/31/2018

WATERBURY, CT -- Connecticut Community Foundation’s members have elected Brian M. Jones of Southbury and Stephen Seward of Roxbury to three-year terms on the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Jones and Seward will join a board composed of local residents from across 21 towns in the Foundation’s service area in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills.

Connecticut Office of the Arts and Hartford Foundation-Sponsored Survey to Study Greater Hartford Arts Landscape

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07/26/2018

HARTFORD, CT -- Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) and the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving have sponsored a study of the arts landscape in Greater Hartford including a workforce survey of local organizations in the field. The results of this study will help the COA and the Hartford Foundation to better understand the arts ecology in a more holistic way as well as inform future arts funding strategies.

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