The third edition of Metro Hartford Progress Points, driven by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, is the result of collaboration between nine stakeholders representing local government, businesses, nonprofits, academic and philanthropic institutions and organizations committed to making long-term progress in our region. The report includes a timeline of past efforts aimed at addressing the region’s long-standing challenges, not to be disheartening, but instead to highlight where positive changes have been made and how our region remains committed to learning from our collective past while working to create opportunities for all Greater Hartford residents.
Greater Hartford Funder Network
The Urban League has now completed its latest edition of State of Black Hartford 2016, thanks to a $36,000 grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
Access resources for the Greater Hartford Funder Network meeting held on May 5, 2016.
On June 9, Keith Phaneuf, budget reporter at CT Mirror, came to the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy to discuss the CT budget crisis with the Greater Hartford Funder Network as part of their regular meeting.
In 2014–15, the Latino Endowment Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving focused on the issue of English Language Learners (ELL)* through a series of forums. This report examines what they learned and highlights the opportunities and the challenges of increased cultural and linguistic diversity.
The United Way ALICE Report for Connecticut provides the detailed analysis and data that explains why so many are struggling. Connecticut's United Ways are collaborating with United Ways in five other states to identify and give voice to the people in our communities who work hard and yet face challenges making ends meet -- ALICE: Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed.