NORWALK, CT -- Now, more than ever, as nonprofits and community foundations are stretched thin financially, they’re turning to millennials for support. Organizations like Fairfield County’s Community Foundation — which has seen a significant increase in the number of nonprofits requesting funds, as well as an increase in the amount they’re requesting — are taking note, studying the ways millennials are different than their predecessors and looking for ways to actively engage them in philanthropy.
Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Granting
HARTFORD, CT -- Moraima Gutierrez of Hartford has been named chair of the steering committee for the Latino Endowment Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the community foundation serving the 29-town Greater Hartford region. She succeeds former Latino Endowment Fund steering committee chair Nelly Rojas Schwan who will continue serving as a member of the committee.
NEW BRITAIN, CT -- To help enrich lives of New Britain school children, Fran Wolski, a former school district employee and school board member, has established a family fund at the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain.