Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Granting

Sunday, August 6, 2017
Area Nonprofits Adapt to the Millennial Way of Charitable Giving

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.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Moraima Gutierrez Named Chair of Latino Endowment Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

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.

Friday, July 21, 2017
Giving Back: New Fund Embodies Love of New Britain Children

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.