HARTFORD, CT -- As part of Hartford Business Journal's efforts to spotlight the important role of nonprofits, and the businesses that support them, they've launched their inaugural Community Excellence & Nonprofit Awards. The independent panel of judges — Susan D. Sadecki, president and CEO, Main Street Community Foundation; Eric Daniels, partner, Robinson & Cole LLP; and David Garvey, director, nonprofit leadership program and adjunct professor, Department of Public Policy, UConn — selected the winners, who were nominated by the public, in seven different categories ranging from corporate citizenship and volunteer of the year to nonprofit and nonprofit leader of the year. Honorees for the Partnership Award include: include The Hartford, City of Hartford, Hartford Public Library, and CCP members Aetna Inc., and Travelers Cos.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving said Thursday it would invest $2.9 million to provide each of the 29 cities and towns it serves with a fund of $100,000 to use as the communities see fit. “We are exceptionally excited about this new approach,” Hartford Foundation President Jay Williams said, noting that it was prompted by his listening tour of the cities and towns the foundation serves.
HARTFORD, CT -- As the state and local municipalities continue to reduce funding for human services programs due to ongoing fiscal challenges, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is awarding grants totaling $560,000 to 69 nonprofit agencies
Save The Date: Giving Day is slated for February 28, 2019
“Events like these are essential to bringing communities closer together.”
DERBY, CT -- The Valley Community Foundation (VCF) is pleased to announce that $740,250 has been awarded as a result of its 2018 Responsive Grants process. This includes support for 11 new organizations as well as previous multi-year funding for 14 additional nonprofits. These grant dollars will help provide a reliable source of funding during a time of financial uncertainty.
TORRINGTON, CT -- Jane Williams of Winsted has been named to the executive committee of the Women & Girls Fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation.
ENFIELD and MANCHESTER, CT -- Getting parents and communities engaged in purposeful play that promotes early child development is the primary goal of a three-year, $250,000 grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to The Town of Manchester, in partnership with Enfield KITE(Key Initiatives to Education), to support Play On!.
NORWALK, CT -- The Connecticut Collective for Women and Girls, a new network, launched today to provide support and collaboration for organizations serving women and girls.