Monday, January 14, 2019
Connecticut Community Foundation Awards $96,000 in Grants to Support the Economic Vitality of Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills

WATERBURY, CT -- Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded grants totaling $96,000 to ten nonprofit organizations serving residents of 21 towns in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills. With these grants, the Foundation aims to build people’s pathways from poverty to prosperity and to support diverse and robust neighborhood, city and regional economies.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Seniors Job Bank Awarded Strategic Planning Grant

WEST HARTFORD, CT -- The Seniors Job Bank has received a grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. Described as a Small Agency Grant, the funds are designated to aid with strategic planning by the 38-year-old organization that helps people over 50 find work. Dennis Carrithers, Seniors Job Bank co-president, ...

Monday, September 18, 2017
Billings Forge Community Works and Our Piece of the Pie Receive $250,000 from Hartford Foundation for Opportunity Youth Job Training Program

HARTFORD, CT -- Hartford is home to an estimated 6,000 youth ages 16 to 24 who are neither in school nor working, often referred to as “Opportunity Youth.” One of the most significant needs these young people have is obtaining soft job skills, training, credentials, and real world work experience that employers demand. Some of these young people will receive the training and opportunities they need thanks to a two-year, $250,000 grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to Billings Forge Community Works, in collaboration with Our Piece of the Pie®, Inc. (OPP®), that will  support an Opportunity Youth Job Training Program.