Connecticut’s Legislative Commission on Aging has issued “Connecticut for Livable Communities,” a new report to the state legislature which outlines more than 50 recommendations for communities looking to enhance livability.
MARKETWIDE, CT— The Liberty Bank Foundation has approved $263,050 in grants to nonprofit organizations serving Liberty Bank’s market area and surrounding towns to support programs that will provide early childhood education, affordable housing, and basic human needs.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has awarded $220,000 over three years to the Christian Activities Council in collaboration with Open Communities Alliance to support the “Empowering Choice” project that provides technical, bilingual legal and relocation information and assistance to residents affected by HUD contract terminations.
CONNECTICUT -- The Liberty Bank Foundation has approved $241,500 in grants to nonprofit organizations serving Liberty Bank’s market area and surrounding towns to support programs that will provide early childhood education, affordable housing, and basic human needs.
ROCKY HILL, CT -- According to the 2018 ALICE Report for Connecticut, 40% of households in our state have income which falls below what is needed to pay for basic necessities of housing, food, child care, health care, technology, and transportation.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Understanding that stable homes provide an important platform for individual success and thriving communities, nine of the nation’s largest private foundations, including The Melville Charitable Trust, have joined forces to create the Funders for Housing and Opportunity collaborative with the goal of ensuring individuals and families across America who spend more than half of their income on rent -- or have no homes at all -- will be able to afford safe, stable rentals in thriving communities. Together, Funders for Housing and Opportunity will commit grant dollars that will be used to catalyze systemic change; $4.9 million has already been committed to four grantees over the next three years.