This joint publication of The Funders Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities and the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and New York, looks at four cities and how place-based funders are helping in post-recession economic recovery.
Working Cities Challenge
DANBURY, CT -- A city-wide collaborative focused on helping lower-income residents build better lives has been awarded a $22,000 grant from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF).
HARTFORD, CT -- United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut has awarded $25,000 to the Hartford Working Cities initiative, which focuses on reducing unemployment among young adults in Hartford’s Barry Square, Frog Hollow and South Green neighborhoods.
DANBURY, CT -- DanburyWORKS, a collaborative supported by the Boston Federal Reserve’s Working Cities Challenge Grant, officially launches on May 20, 2019.
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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.