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Grant Award Funds Online Diploma Pilot Project to Aid Hartford Students as Smarter Alternative to GED

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01/15/2015

HARTFORD, CT -- Hartford Public Library has received a grant in the amount of $20,000 from the Nutmeg Foundation to fund a new Online High School Diploma pilot project. The pilot will provide online high school classes to a cohort of ten Hartford students as a more flexible and accessible alternative to the traditional GED test.

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Lending a Hand: College Students Help Pre-Schoolers Learn Thanks to Foundation Partnership

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02/06/2014

NEW BRITIAN, CT – Thanks to a collaboration of four local philanthropic organizations, low-income preschool children at HRA of New Britain’s Head Start programs are getting a better chance to enter kindergarten ready to succeed. That’s because they are now taking part in the Jumpstart early literacy program, funded by $42,500 in grants from Liberty Bank Foundation, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain, the Farmington Bank Community Foundation, and The Fund for Greater Hartford.

New Haven Group Awarded $50,000 Grant to Amplify Voices of Newly-Insured Residents in Health Reform

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01/13/2014

HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) Board of Directors awarded Christian Community Action (CCA) a one-year grant to engage newly-insured and uninsured consumers in creating a more responsive, consumer-focused health care system.

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