Crime/Courts/Legal Services

Thursday, October 8, 2015
Foundations Provide Reprieve for Laid-off Legal-aid Lobbyists

HARTFORD, CT -- Grants from the Melville Charitable Trust and two anonymous family foundations will help give Connecticut’s poor at least one more legislative session represented by lobbyists for the state's cash-strapped legal-aid groups. The article also includes information about a Connecticut Bar Foundation study.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
New Bar Foundation Leader Seeks to Stabilize Revenue

HARTFORD, CT -- After spending almost a dozen years at the Connecticut Bar Association in various roles, Donald Philips decided he wanted to become the leader of a bar group. So he went back to school to get a graduate certificate from the University of Connecticut in nonprofit management, which has led him to what he says is his dream job: executive director of the Connecticut Bar Foundation.

Thursday, October 23, 2014
New Britain Philanthropy Targets Early Education

NEW BRITAIN, CT — Continuing its efforts to improve early childhood development in the city and three surrounding towns, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has awarded $30,000 in grants to specialized programs.