NEW HAVEN, CT -- Janice Ellioy, executive director for the Melville Charitable Trust, blogs about the history of the Frog Hollow community in Hartford, CT from a bustling manufacturing neighborhood in 1875, to a thriving and vitale non-manufacturing community today. Melville Charitable Trust has support Frog Hollow through long-term investments and nonprofit partnerships.
NORWALK, CT -- STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way was recently awarded a $20,000 grant from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation for the “My First Job” program, enabling individuals with developmental disabilities to be placed in their first jobs with support and confidence. The STAR program helps adults with developmental disabilities to obtain appropriate employment and supports them with job training and assistance as they continue to work.
HARTFORD, CT -- Join Connecticut United Ways at the Legislative Office Building on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 for a legislative forum on how to help ALICE families in Connecticut
STAMFORD -- Inspirica, the homeless shelter and social services agency based in Stamford, has been chosen to receive a $200,000 grant, along with leadership training, as part of a program run by The Bank of America Charitable Foundation.
HARTFORD, CT -- Lincoln Financial Foundation is supporting adult literacy, preparing low-income individuals for the job market and providing financial literacy training through $80,000 in grants to five Hartford nonprofit organizations. These grants are a portion of nearly $804,000 in charitable funds that the Foundation has allocated for Hartford in 2014.
HARTFORD, CT -- Easter Seals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut has received a $60,000 Comcast Foundation grant to expand its School-to-Life program, which assists students in establishing meaningful community integration and employment upon graduation.