Corporate Giving

Saturday, June 20, 2020
The Travelers Championship may look different this year, but its efforts to support local charities haven’t changed

HARTFORD, CT -- Nonprofits will benefit from some extra financial support from the Travelers Championship, even in a year when the tournament itself is far from normal. As a PGA Tour event, 100 percent of the Travelers Championship’s net proceeds each year go to charity. Since 1952, the tournament has generated more than $42 million in those efforts, including nearly $20 million since Travelers became the title sponsor in 2007 and $2.1 million last year alone.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
The Boys & Girls Club Hartford Raises Funds For New Center

HARTFORD, CT -- State and local officials during a socially distanced groundbreaking ceremony praised the 30,000-square-foot development’s goal of serving an additional 1,500 children in the city’s southeast corridor at the former Alfred E. Burr Elementary School.  A campaign aimed at financing the new clubhouse has raised $21 million of its $20-million fundraising goal to cover the cost of construction and operation of the club for the first five years. Donations of $1 million were also provided by Travelers Cos., Stanley Black & Decker and Raytheon Technologies Corp. (formerly United Technologies Corp.).  Bank of America donated $750,000, Hartford law firm Shipman & Goodwin LLP donated $250,000 and an anonymous donor contributed $1 million.

Monday, June 15, 2020
Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $45K in Scholarships to 18 Connecticut High School Seniors

BERLIN, CT -- Comcast NBCUniversal today announced it has awarded $45,000 in scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year to 18 Connecticut students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. Students are selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance, and leadership skills. The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, is a one-time, $2,500 scholarship to be used toward undergraduate education-related expenses.

Monday, June 15, 2020
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation Announces JPMorgan Chase & Co. Investment Creating Regional Housing Opportunity

NORWALK, CT -- Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF) announces its partnership in the establishment of Fairfield County’s Center for Housing Opportunity (FCCHO), funded through the generous spirit and commitment of JPMorgan Chase & Co. to cultivate thriving neighborhoods, with an investment of $450,000. Their commitment will catalyze action with results to create housing stability for all Fairfield County residents.