NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Yale News article describes how Yale University, as a good neighbor, supports the city of New Haven with investments in businesses and schools, a voluntary $8.2 million payment to the city, contributions for a strong tax base.
HARTFORD, CT -- Mmore than 200 first-generation students from Hartford, Bloomfield and East Hartford will receive support to help them not only get accepted into college, but to continue on and graduate, thanks to a three-year, $165,000 grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to the Hartford Consortium for Higher Education for its Career Beginnings Bridge program.
NEW YORK, NY -- Michael Haberman, Northeast Region Executive for JPMorgan Chase Global Philanthropy, blogs about JPMorgan Chase's $75 million New Skills for Youth Initiative to expand high-quality career-focused education programs that lead to well-paying jobs and long-term careers.
QUINCY, MA -- The Foundation has set into motion a plan that aims to reshape public education to reach an aggressive benchmark: at least 80% college and career readiness for every subgroup and New England as a whole by 2030. Over the next five years, Nellie Mae will increase its capacity and rapidly accelerate its work to meet this ambitious goal. The Foundation is investing $200 million dollars, a 60% increase above its current policy allowances, to dramatically improve educational results for New England’s learners and communities.
BURLINGTON, VT -- The University of Vermont has received a $20 million donation — its largest individual gift ever — and renamed its business school after the donor. The donation from the Grossman Family Foundation will pay for three endowed academic positions.
HARTFORD, CT– The Aurora Foundation, which supports women and girls in Greater Hartford, has awarded a $20,000 grant to Trinity College and four partner organizations to launch Free to Succeed, a pilot program designed to increase higher education opportunities for women being released from prison in Connecticut.