Housing & Shelter

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Light at the End of the Tunnel: Is Philanthropy Finally Making Real Progress on Homelessness?

NEW HAVEN, CT -- Inside Philanthropy reviews the progress The Melville Charitable Trust and the State of Connecticut have made in ending homelessness. Melville's executive director, Janice Elliott, wrote, "If someone told me and my colleagues working on this new model that it would take over 20 years to end chronic homelessness, we might have been discouraged. Our neighbors were suffering and the need was immediate. But tenacity paid off, and we are soon to see the ultimate proof of this."

Monday, November 21, 2016
Dominion Gives More Than $1 Million to Charitable Groups Meeting Critical Community Needs

RICHMOND, VA -- Dominion Resources will once again mark the holiday season by providing more than $1 million in grants to help feed, shelter and care for people across communities where the company operates. Donations will be shared by 140 non-profit organizations that provide critical community services in 13 states, including Connecticut.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Partnership for Strong Communities Receives $210K Grant to Reduce Homelessness among Children and Youth

HARTFORD, CT -- To help end homelessness among youth/young adults and families with children, the Partnership for Strong Communities has been awarded a three-year $210,000 grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. The project utilizes the Coordinated Access Network (CAN), which works to streamline and standardize the services of homeless providers, ensuring one point of access for those in need.