Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Granting

Monday, November 19, 2018
A Spotlight on Corporate Giving and Nonprofits - Hartford Business Journal Community Excellence and Nonprofit Awards

HARTFORD, CT -- As part of Hartford Business Journal's efforts to spotlight the important role of nonprofits, and the businesses that support them, they've launched their inaugural Community Excellence & Nonprofit Awards.  The independent panel of judges — Susan D. Sadecki, president and CEO, Main Street Community Foundation; Eric Daniels, partner, Robinson & Cole LLP; and David Garvey, director, nonprofit leadership program and adjunct professor, Department of Public Policy, UConn — selected the winners, who were nominated by the public, in seven different categories ranging from corporate citizenship and volunteer of the year to nonprofit and nonprofit leader of the year. Honorees for the Partnership Award include: include The Hartford, City of Hartford, Hartford Public Library, and CCP members Aetna Inc., and Travelers Cos.

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.