WATERBURY, CT -- November 12-13 certainly were exciting days for all of us at Connecticut Community Foundation. In conjunction with our 90th Anniversary, we hosted our first online giving challenge, Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills.
Nellie Mae Foundation President and CEO Nick Donohue sat down with Learning Lab to talk about the Foundation’s investments. Donohue’s focus is “student-centered learning,” which he says can improve student drop-out rates and better prepare students for post-secondary education.
View Connecticut's "Opportunity Picture," from The Opportunity Index, a tool designed to provide a snapshot of what opportunity looks like at the state and county levels.
HARTFORD, CT – The Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) announces 26 awards totaling $1,743,244 through two of its competitive grant programs. These awards will provide funding to nonprofit organizations throughout Connecticut for a wide range of projects and programs.
HARTFORD, CT -- Nearly 3,400 children will participate in summer learning programs and receive healthy food as part of United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut’s Summer Smarts initiative. Eleven community organizations serving children in Greater Hartford benefited from awards totaling $429,500.
Fairfield, CT -- Ciara Leydon, associate professor in Sacred Heart University’s College of Health Professions, has received a $70,000 grant from the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) to benefit students in the speech-language pathology (SLP) program.