Working Cities Challenge

United Way of Western CT To Launch Cora’s Kids, Focus on Early Childhood Development Through Infant and Toddler Childcare

Release Date: 
04/20/2018

DANBURY, CT -- United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) will announce the launch of Cora’s Kids, a program to invest $1 million over the next 3-5 years to support new family childcare centers in Danbury at a press event on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 9:00 am at the Danbury Fair Mall Center Court.

Find More By

News type
Audience

Middlesex United Way Wins $450K Working Cities Grant to Help Single Parents

Release Date: 
02/12/2018

MIDDLETOWN, CT -- Kevin Wilhelm of Middlesex United Way announced that Middletown has won the Boston Federal Reserve Working Cities Challenge, which promotes economic growth throughout cities in Connecticut, as well as other parts of New England. This grant provides $450,000 in a multi-year commitment to support the implementation of different strategies and resources to help single parents in need begin their journey toward financial stability and economic independence.

Find More By

News type
Audience

Grant to Help Danbury Efforts to Overcome Trust Issues, Reduce Poverty

Release Date: 
02/07/2018

DANBURY, CT -- United Way of Western Connecticut and the City of Danbury celebrated their successful application for a $450,000 Working Cities Challenge grant. The City's 10-year plan to reduce poverty in Danbury by 30 percent will be aided by the grant. Their three-part strategy includes building trust among immigrants and minorities, improving the quality of affordable childcare, and coordinating the city’s English language programs so that more people can use them.

Find More By

News type

Hartford Among Five Connecticut Cities Winning Grants In 'Working Cities Challenge'

Release Date: 
02/06/2018

HARTFORD, CT -- Hartford is among five cities in Connecticut to win a competition for grants of $450,000 that will fund programs focused on increasing opportunities for low- and moderate-income residents.  In addition to Hartford, the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston will announce Tuesday that Danbury, East Hartford, Middletown and Waterbury were selected as winners of the “Working Cities Challenge.”

Find More By

News type
Audience

Pages