NEW BRITAIN, CT -- The local funders who are contributing to the the state wide 100-Day Challenge to End Youth Homelessness along with the Central Connecticut Coordinated Access Network include: the American Savings Foundation, Main Street Community Foundation, United Way of West Central Connecticut, United Way of New Britain and Berlin, and Farmington Bank Community Foundation.
Housing & Shelter
BRISTOL - The City of Bristol will be participating the 100 Day Challenge, sponsored by the Central Coordinated Access Network. The 100 Day Challenge is backed by the Partnership for Strong Communities, a statewide nonprofit policy and advocacy organization dedicated to ending homelessness, expanding affordable housing, and building strong communities in Connecticut. Led by the Melville Charitable Trust, philanthropic support for the 100 Day Challenges is coming from funders across Connecticut, including: American Savings Foundation, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Connecticut Community Foundation, Dalio Philanthropies, Fairfield County's Community Foundation, Farmington Bank Community Foundation, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Ion Bank Foundation, Liberty Bank Foundation, Main Street Community Foundation, Manchester Interfaith Social Action Committee, Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, United Way of Greater New Haven, United Way Greater Waterbury, United Way Northwest Connecticut, United Way of West Central Connecticut, and Webster Bank.
HARTFORD, CT -- A broad-based coalition of advocates, providers, state agencies, and young adults is launching eight 100-Day Challenges to house and improve services to youth and young adults experiencing homelessness throughout Connecticut. Funded by a wide array of local philanthropies, this is a true statewide effort, the first of its kind in the nation.
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.
HARTFORD, CT -- More than 1,400 Greater Hartford individuals and families who are homeless or facing homelessness will receive much needed help thanks to the work of five area nonprofit agencies and funding of more than $924,000 from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Bank of America has named Columbus House as its 2018 Neighborhood Builder® grant recipient in Southern Connecticut. Columbus House was selected for its work in assisting those experiencing homelessness in the region by providing not only shelter and housing, but also by offering a comprehensive array of services designed to help people identify and overcome those issues that contributed to their homelessness.