HARTFORD, CT -- Three Connecticut foundations, the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, Hampshire Foundation and Common Sense Fund, are helping to make Connecticut more sustatainable. More than 200 municipal, business and nonprofit leaders partnered with Eastern Connecticut State University, the Connecticut Economic Resource Center and CCM over the last year to create Sustainable CT.
Environment & Animals
ORANGE, CT -- AVANGRID, Inc., a diversified U.S. energy company, today announced a $2 million grant that will allow the State of Connecticut to continue offering a popular rebate program for zero-emissions vehicles.
POMFRET, CT -- The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut held a community conversation on open space, at the Audubon Center in Pomfret on Oct. 24. The CFECT is a philanthropic organization with a history of serving eastern Connecticut for 33 years.
HARTFORD, CT -- Bank of America has announced KNOX as the 2017 Neighborhood Builder recipient. Through horticulture and agriculture, KNOX forges partnerships between residents, businesses and government, to build greener and more beautiful neighborhoods in Hartford.
HARTFORD, CT -- Knox Hartford has received a cash infusion that will boost its horticulture efforts over the next two years. A grant from Bank of America will help support the group’s volunteer coordination, urban farming, workforce development and environmental education.
MIDDLETOWN, CT -- The Rockfall Foundation, a Middletown-based education and conservation organization with a focus on the Lower Connecticut River Valley, has named a longtime administrator and board member, Tony Marino, as its executive director.