Disaster Relief

Sandy Hook Report: Charitable Response to the December 14, 2012 Shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School

Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein released a report on the overwhelming charitable response that evaluates information provided voluntarily by organizations engaged in fundraising related to the tragedy, provides a quantitative analysis of survey responses and identifies ways that state regulators and the nonprofit community can partner and collaborate to provide transparency, bolster donor confidence, consolidate resources and increase coordination.

Emergency Response and Recovery: Staying Informed & Accessing Basic Human Needs

Emergency Response and Recovery utilizes 2-1-1 data and other information to explore issues affecting Connecticut residents. This edition of the 2-1-1 Barometer outlines the framework for the state's coordinated response and recovery program and includes valuable links to 2-1-1 and other preparedness and recovery resources.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Webster Bank Donates $25,000 Disaster Relief Grant to American Red Cross

WATERBURY, CT -- Webster Bank today announced it is donating $25,000 to the American Red Cross to support disaster recovery efforts in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaias. This donation will assist American Red Cross chapters throughout Webster’s footprint as they assist families and communities with recovery efforts. This donation will also provide necessary funds as the hurricane season continues.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Hartford Launches $1 Million Small Business Grant Program, Plans Additional $300,000 Grant Program, and Awards $120,000 to Small Businesses

HARTFORD, CT -- Today the City of Hartford, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, HEDCO, Inc., and Capital for Change launched a $1 million Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program to provide at least 100 small Hartford businesses with a grant of up to $10,000 to make lease or mortgage payments, pay salaries, make vendor payments, pay taxes, or pay for other eligible expenses.