Youth Development

Women Give 2013: New Research on Charitable Giving by Girls and Boys

"Women Give" is the signature research project of the Women's Philanthropy Institute. Each report offers insights into why and how gender matters in philanthropy. Women Give 2013 focuses on charitable giving by girls and boys and assesses whether the gender differences observed in adult charitable giving begin to emerge at younger ages.

How a Public/Private Partnership Brought $30 Million and 6,650 Jobs to Connecticut

This report describes the significant challenges and innovative solutions of the partnership that successfully secured millions in federal stimulus funds for the state in 2010 and 2011. The state’s philanthropic community, government representatives and nonprofit advocates partnered to leverage the funds through the Emergency Contingency Funds of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.

Monday, January 6, 2020
Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford Grants $120,000 to Support Strategic Growth of JTConnect

WEST HARTFORD, CT -- The Jewish Teen Learning Connection (JTConnect) in West Hartford is witnessing impressive growth. According to the organization, there’s an 83 percent increase in teen participation since 2017 with approximately 400 teens participating in JTConnect’s programs. Due to this growth, the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford (JCF) awarded JTConnect a $120,000 multi-year Springboard Grant to help the nonprofit build its capacity to ensure continued, sustainable growth.