Corporate Giving

Thursday, January 14, 2016
Local Connecticut charities to feel loss of GE, employees
NORWALK, CT -- With General Electric responsible for some 25 to 30 percent of its funding, the local chapter of the United Way, United Way of Coastal Fairfield County, is reeling over the company’s planned departure from Connecticut. The GE Foundation’s charitable donations cover a broad spectrum globally, ranging from $20 million for maternal and child health care programs in a half-dozen African countries to a gift of $1.25 million to health centers in Fairfield County, but Maggie Osborn, President of Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, says the real loss for Fairfield County and Connecticut is the loss of the high-net-worth employees.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Avangrid donates $268,000 through Connecticut’s Neighborhood Assistance Act

NEW HAVEN, CT — Avangrid, INC. and its Connecticut subsidiaries, The United Illuminating Company, The Southern Connecticut Gas Company and Connecticut Natural Gas Corporation, announced today they distributed $268,000 to 39 nonprofit organizations, through the State of Connecticut’s Neighborhood Assistance Act (NAA).

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Karen Galbo Appointed to Lead People's United Community Foundation

BRIDGEPORT, CT – People’s United has announced that Karen Galbo has been appointed Director of the People’s United Community Foundation. Galbo has served as the foundation’s Marketing, Public and Community Relations Director for the past five years.