Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Granting

Friday, November 16, 2018
Hartford Foundation will invest $2.9 million for 29 Hartford-area municipalities to fund local initiatives

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.

Monday, September 24, 2018
The Black Giving Circle Fund Announces Successful Fundraising Campaign

HARTFORD, CT -- The generous members and supporters of the Black Giving Circle at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving have successfully completed a $25,000 fundraising campaign making the Fund eligible to receive a $25,000, dollar-for-dollar matching contribution to support the needs of Greater Hartford’s Black community.

Friday, August 10, 2018
Leading Together for a Thriving Eastern Connecticut: Community Foundation Releases 2017 Annual Report to Community

NEW LONDON, CT -- The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut proudly celebrates 35 years of partnering with generous donors and nonprofit organizations to make a lasting, positive impact on people and places in eastern Connecticut. The Foundation’s 2017 annual report looks back on highlights of serving the community and providing community leadership over the years.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Southbury’s Brian M. Jones and Roxbury’s Stephen Seward Join Connecticut Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees

WATERBURY, CT -- Connecticut Community Foundation’s members have elected Brian M. Jones of Southbury and Stephen Seward of Roxbury to three-year terms on the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Jones and Seward will join a board composed of local residents from across 21 towns in the Foundation’s service area in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills.