WASHINGTON, DC -- United Philanthropy Forum, formerly the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers, has unveiled a new name and new visual identity to reflect a transformed organization. Connecticut Council for Philanthropy is a member of United Philanthropy Forum.
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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.
WESTPORT, CT -- Newman’s Own Foundation announced the third year of its Fellowship Program, as a new class of 17 Fellows is welcomed into the program. The new Fellows come from a wide swath of geography, from Alaska to New Zealand, and they will work at organizations covering six states and Washington, DC.
WELLESLEY, MA -- Armed with gardening gloves, shovels, paint brushes and bug spray, Harvard Pilgrim volunteers in Manchester, New Hampshire weeded, and in Portland, Maine gave two full days of service.
HARTFORD, CT -- HYPE's 10th annual Tee it Up for Charity at the Travelers Championship on Thursday, June 22nd was a great success! This signature charity bash located in the Pro-Am Tent at the TPC River Highlands raised money for three beneficiaries: The First Tee of Connecticut, Junior Achievement of Southwest New England, and KNOX Inc. Everyone enjoyed the music, delicious food, and abundant sunshine and helped us raise $16,500 for these fantastic organizations! HYPE is MetroHartford Alliance's Initative for young professionals and entrepreneurs.
PHILADELPHIA, PA -- For the fourth consecutive year, Comcast NBCUniversal has been named to “The Civic 50,” which recognizes the most community-minded companies in the nation, by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service.