Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Granting

Hartford Foundation will invest $2.9 million for 29 Hartford-area municipalities to fund local initiatives

Release Date: 
11/16/2018

HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving said Thursday it would invest $2.9 million to provide each of the 29 cities and towns it serves with a fund of $100,000 to use as the communities see fit. “We are exceptionally excited about this new approach,” Hartford Foundation President Jay Williams said, noting that it was prompted by his listening tour of the cities and towns the foundation serves.

Request for Concept Papers (RFCP) for New AmeriCorps VISTA Projects in Connecticut – Due December 7, 2018

Release Date: 
11/09/2018

HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Office of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) announces an opportunity, subject to availability of resources, to develop new AmeriCorps VISTA projects in Connecticut.  The CNCS Connecticut Office seeks concept papers from innovative, high-performing and outcome-driven organizations that share the VISTA mission of providing long term solutions to poverty.

Chamber Recognizes Business All-Stars

Release Date: 
10/04/2018

NEW HAVEN, CT -- From businesses with generations of contributions in the region and state to those who just opened their doors last spring, the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce sought to honor them all at its annual Business Leadership Awards Thursday. The chamber’s highest honor of the day—the Community Leadership award— went to the Tagliatela family who has has given its name and its money, through the Louis F. and Mary A. Tagliatela Foundation.

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Record-Setting Travelers Championship Nets $2 Million for Charity

Release Date: 
09/29/2018

HARTFORD, CT -- The 2018 Travelers Championship generated $2 million for more than 150 local charities throughout the region, the largest amount for charity generated in the history of Connecticut’s premier sporting event.  The record-setting total includes a $200,000 contribution from three-time Travelers Championship winner and 2018 champion Bubba Watson.

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