Colorado Springs, CO – Junior Achievement USA®, in partnership with The Hartford, today unveils its reimagined JA Company Program®, to provide aspiring teen entrepreneurs with the skills and real-world experience to become the entrepreneurs of tomorrow.
MERIDEN, CT — Thanks to a collaborative effort among four local philanthropic funders and two municipalities, more low-income youth in Meriden and Wallingford will be working this summer. At a press conference this morning, funders announced that they had committed a total of $35,000 in additional support for summer youth employment programs in the two towns, supplying jobs for at least 50 additional young people.
HARTFORD, CT -- Easter Seals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut, Inc. has been awarded a grant by the Travelers Foundation, the charitable arm of Travelers to provide funding for the School-to-Life Transition Program in the amount of $15,000.
STAMFORD, CT -- This month, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation awarded $477,500 in grants to Connecticut nonprofits, including 21 in Fairfield County.
NEW HAVEN, CT — Liberty Bank Foundation presented $28,000 in grants to four New Haven nonprofits yesterday. Of that total, $20,000 was awarded to the citywide BOOST! Initiative.
WATERBURY, CT -- In 2013, Connecticut Community Foundation sponsored the first ever cohort of the Leadership Development Roundtable from greater Waterbury to help encourage the development of local nonprofit leaders, and the first eight members just completed the course!