HARTFORD, CT -- The Travelers Companies, Inc. today announced that the 2020 Travelers Championship generated more than $1.6 million for more than 100 charitable organizations. Since Travelers became title sponsor in 2007, the event has generated more than $20 million for more than 750 charities across the region.
HARTFORD, CT -- Stanley Black & Decker and the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving say they teamed to donate $100,000 to UConn Health workers combating the deadly COVID-19 coronavirus. Each donated $50,000 to help the Farmington healthcare facility purchase personal protective equipment (PPE) and pay for 10 weeks of childcare support and temporary housing for employees while they treat patients with COVID-19, officials announced Monday.
ORANGE, CT -- As part of a broader commitment to support COVID-19 relief and recovery AVANGRID subsidiaries, United Illuminating and Southern Connecticut Gas, are providing funding to support the struggling downtown business districts in Bridgeport and New Haven. They are providing $20,000 to Bridgeport's Downtown Special Services District to help small, independent, ground-floor businesses plan and execute their reopening. Another $20,000 grant will help the Economic Development Corporation of New Haven/REX Development provide micro-grants so that downtown restaurants and shops can provide safe outdoor dining and retail spaces.
Passes $4M in Giving Since Founding
NORWICH, CT -- The Chelsea Groton Foundation awarded over $464K during the Spring giving cycle – $451,813 in grants to 85 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island, $5,900 and counting to area non-profits through the Acts of Kindness program, and $6,500 in scholarships to 13 graduating seniors from area high schools.
NORWICH, CT -- This spring, The Chelsea Groton Foundation approved a record $451,813 in grants to 85 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island. Over $85,000 was approved for organizations that needed emergency support for basic human needs in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.