In its first year, Mayor Luke Bronin’s youth service corps has put more than 200 young people to work on hundreds of projects across Hartford. The program, anchored last year by $2.2 million in private donations, has received enough funds to push ahead for another 12 months. Funds came from insurance giants like The Travelers, Aetna and The Hartford, and from the Newman’s Own Foundation, the Dalio Foundation and other charitable groups.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Youth Service Corps kicked off its second year of helping youth participate in paid community service projects Thursday. This year, Mayor Luke Bronin raised $2.5 million for the YSC. Funders include: Barbara Dalio and the Dalio Foundation, the Travelers Foundation, the Newman's Own Foundation, United Technologies Corporation, The Hartford, the Aetna Foundation, and Key Bank.
NEW BRITAIN, CT -- The American Savings Foundation board of directors recently announced eighteen grants totaling $427,495 supporting a variety of New Britain area programs and services that help to improve the quality of life in the community.
EAST HARTFORD, CT -- Goodwin College recognized eleven classmates in a recognition ceremony of the first class of the Manufacturing Career Pathways Collaborative, one of the nine collaborations that make up the Hartford Foundation’s $4.4 million Career Pathways Initiative.
HARTFORD, CT -- Capital Workforce Partners is pleased to announce the generous investment of The Travelers Foundation’s contribution of a $90,000 grant to Capital Workforce Partners in support of youth employment strategies aligned to the Hartford Student Internship Plan (HSIP).