DERBY, CT – The Valley Community Foundation (VCF) is pleased to announce the release of The Valley Now: A 2015 Snapshot, representing the start of a multi-year process that will culminate in the creation of a community index for the Lower Naugatuck Valley towns in 2016. The snapshot report includes a brief summary of changing demographics and population growth, health indicators, employment rates, education and student achievement, income and accessibility to basic needs among residents in the region.
Community Improvement & Capacity
HARTFORD, CT -- Thanks to a generous grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, The Hartford Guides, Inc.
STAMFORD, CT – Regional Plan Association has received a $15,000 grant from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation to support local participation in the development of the Fourth Regional Plan for the tri-state New York-New Jersey-Connecticut region.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has provided $108,000 in grants to local nonprofits connecting Hartford area residents to affordable housing, financial education and other critical community development needs.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford will host two free outdoor concerts this spring. Employees, Asylum Hill neighbors, local students and the general public are invited to bring their lunches and enjoy the fresh air and music of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra Ensemble -- Monday, May 19 and Wednesday, June 4; 12 to 1 p.m.; The Hartford’s HartBeat Park, 140 Garden Street, Hartford, CT.
WATERBURY, CT -- In 2013, Connecticut Community Foundation sponsored the first ever cohort of the Leadership Development Roundtable from greater Waterbury to help encourage the development of local nonprofit leaders, and the first eight members just completed the course!