Housing & Shelter

Friday, June 28, 2019
New Britain Groups Fund 100-Day Challenge to End Youth Homelessness

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.

Sunday, June 16, 2019
100 Day Challenge Works to End Youth Homelessness in Bristol Region

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.

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.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Local Nonprofit Columbus House Named 2018 Bank of America Neighborhood Builder®

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.

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