Thursday, July 11, 2019
2019 Summer Youth Employment Program Will Serve More Than 1,000 Young People in Greater Hartford

HARTFORD, CT -- With the support of up to $2.1 million (depending on number of students participating) from the City of Hartford (up to $1,000,000), the State of Connecticut/Connecticut Department of Labor (up to $696,000), and the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving (up to $526,000), the 2019 Summer Youth Employment Learning Program will serve more than 1,000 participants in Hartford and up to 1,500 throughout the region. 

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Nonprofits, Colleges Share $1M Grants for Workforce Development

HARTFORD, CT -- Several nonprofits and state colleges are splitting more than $1 million in grants from a quasi-public funder to spur workforce development in Connecticut. The Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA), an agency that lends tax-exempt capital to nonprofits, on Wednesday awarded several grants aimed at expanding science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programming and job training in the state.