HARTFORD, CT -- Jay Williams, president of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, gives his perspective on recindivisim, talks about the Foundation's support of the new Reentry Welcome Center in Hartford and the Connecticut’s Commission on Equity and Opportunity's new report, and mentions a new documentary that "will help to bring the voices of returning citizens that are seldom heard to audiences."
NEW HAVEN, CT -- A grant from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven will increase legal support for nonprofits in the tri-state area. Pro Bono Partnership — a nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting tri-state region nonprofits to free legal services from volunteer lawyers — received a $15,000 grant from the Foundation last month.... The grant comes at a time when nonprofit organizations are suffering from substantial budget cuts in Connecticut. According to Morganstern, the loss ...
NIANTIC, CT -- The prison Braille program at York will be a partnership between the American Printing House for the Blind, Department of Correction and the state Department of Rehabilitation Services' Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind. The J. Walton Bissell Foundation of West Hartford awarded APH a $26,000 grant to buy computers and other equipment needed to launch the program, including a Perkins Braille embosser, translation software and Braille paper.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving announced a three-year, $450,000 grant to Community Partners in Action (CPA), working with the City of Hartford and other partners, to establish a one-stop Reentry Welcome Center for returning citizens in the City of Hartford.
NEW BRITAIN, CT -- The American Savings Foundation board of directors announced that it has awarded two grants totaling $85,000 to the Children’s Law Center of Connecticut (CLC). The grants are $75,000 to support the Legal Representation program in New Britain and Waterbury, and $10,000 to the Families in Transition program.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Bar Foundation, an organization dedicated to enhancing the understanding and improvement of the law and supporting equal access to legal services, has appointed Robinson+Cole lawyer Edward J. Heath to its Board of Directors.