The Scripps Family Fund for Education and the Arts and the Newell D. Hale Foundation are pleased to announce the launch of Wheels to Learning. This pilot program will fund transportation costs for educational field trips during the 2018-19 school year.
Arts, Culture & Humanities
HARTFORD, CT -- Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) and the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving have sponsored a study of the arts landscape in Greater Hartford including a workforce survey of local organizations in the field. The results of this study will help the COA and the Hartford Foundation to better understand the arts ecology in a more holistic way as well as inform future arts funding strategies.
HARTFORD, CT -- Thanks to $5,000 in grant funding from the Richard P. Garmany Fund, a donor advised fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, free public workshops are being offered across the city of Hartford in the weeks leading up to Night Fall, a free celebratory performance on Saturday, October 8 in Hartford's Pope Park.
WATERBURY, CT -- In its May grant round, Connecticut Community Foundation awarded a total of $18,800 in sponsorship grants to 23 nonprofit organizations hosting community events in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills in the coming months. The sponsored events included concerts, history tours, fundraising parties, festivals and community celebrations.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Ensworth Charitable Foundation awarded a grant in the amount of $15,000 to Hartford Public Library in support of its Lifelong Learning for Older Adults program. All classes are free and open to the public and specifically target the Hartford community over the age of 55.
FARMINGTON, CT -- The Farmington Bank WTIC Community Concert Series featuring Simply Swing today announced its 2018 schedule of free concerts by the popular 10-piece swing orchestra based in Connecticut.