Housing & Shelter

Housing and Health – Foundations Fund Research in CT to Examine Relationship

Release Date: 
10/11/2018

HARTFORD, CT -- With a $125,000 grant from the Connecticut Health Foundation, the Open Communities Alliance will work to create better links between housing and health care and set the stage for a two-year pilot program to enable interested families of children with acute asthma to move to healthier neighborhoods.

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Some Tips for Small Foundations Seeking to ‘Punch Above Their Weight’

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10/09/2018

NEW YORK, NY -- The Melville Charitable Trusts' work in reducing homelessness in Connecticut is included in this article about how small foundations can make a big impact in their grantmaking. Janice Elliot, Executive director is quoted as she explains their startegy of inviting larger foundations to collaborate and pool funds for the A Way Home America, national group working to end homelessness among the young.

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Hartford Foundation Awards More Than $782,000 to Help Reduce Homelessness in Greater Hartford

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01/16/2018

HARTFORD, CT -- More than 1,200 Greater Hartford individuals and families who are homeless or facing homelessness will receive much needed help thanks to the work of three area nonprofit agencies and funding of more than $782,000 from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.

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