BRIDGEPORT, CT – The People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, announced today that it awarded $980,683 during its first grant cycle of 2017 to nonprofit organizations throughout the communities it serves in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.
Community Improvement & Capacity
HARTFORD, CT -- In response to Greater Hartford's transportation changes, the Hartford Foundation has awarded a one-year $102,449 grant to the Center for Latino Progress to replicate and adapt a community engagement program originally introduced in Denver, Colorado. The Transport Hartford Academy will seek to deepen resident engagement and create a group of active and informed residents who will provide input into the future transportation developments in the Hartford region.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Center for Latino Progress (CPRF) is the recipient of a 2-year grant totaling $205,000 from the Prudential Foundation in support of the organization’s strategic capacity building and institutional development initiatives.
HARTFORD, CT -- Twelve area nonprofit organizations have been selected to participate in the Hartford Foundation’s “Building on Success” program, a new two-year initiative designed to combine capacity building support and small grants to small nonprofits.
SHEFFIELD, MA -- Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation and Berkshire United Way invite nonprofit, business, government and civic leaders to attend “Collaboration for Results: The Principles and Practices of Collective Impact,” a capacity-building workshop with John Kania on Thursday, November 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Crissey Farm, 426 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington, MA. The seminar is open to nonprofit, business, government and civic leaders in northwest Litchfield County, Berkshire County, MA; and Columbia County and northeast Dutchess County, NY.
WESTPORT, CT -- Newman's Own Foundation announced the completion of its first formal class of Fellows, with six individuals graduating on June 13. As the first year-long program concludes, a new class of 12 Fellows is welcomed into the program.