HARTFORD, CT -- Connecticut Insurance & Financial Services launched the inaugural Banking Boot Camp with four Host Bank Sponsors and partners the Connecticut Department of Banking and Connecticut Bankers Association. This May, twenty-three college students from schools in and beyond Connecticut spent five days as part of an immersive experience inside the walls of four major banks.
HARTFORD, CT -- Kent State University’s Institute for Applied Linguistics has received a grant for $1 million from the Gawlicki Family Foundation of Hartford, Connecticut, to fund the development of a state-of-the-art distance learning translation studies program.
HARTFORD, CT -- Move UP! received a grant of $420,000 from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to continue its work of developing and integrating a more coordinated system among adult literacy, workforce development, and post-secondary education providers in the Greater Hartford Region.
QUINCY, MA -- The Nellie Mae Education Foundation is pleased to release a new Request for Proposals to support a 12-month grant to conduct an evaluation of NMEF’s continuous improvement work. The deadline for proposals is March 29, 2017
NORWALK, CT -- Norwalk Community College students who participated in Family Economic Security Program academic and financial coaching services, were almost twice as likely to graduate than other students and six times more likely to subsequently enroll in a four-year institution, according to research published by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s Fund for Women & Girls.
RICHMOND, VA -- For the 2016-17 academic year, schools and educational institutions in 11 states, including Connecticut, will share grants totaling $1 million from the Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources.