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.

Thursday, July 30, 2020
Grants Provide a Work-Based Learning Summer Program to Students in Waterbury

WATERBURY, CT -- Thanks to the support of the American Savings Foundation and the Frederick W. Marzahl Memorial Fund, the Connecticut Junior Republic (CJR) is providing a six-week Work-Based Learning Summer Program for 40 at-risk and disadvantaged boys and girls from Waterbury. Generous grants of $24,000 from the American Savings Foundation, $10,000 from the Frederick W. Marzahl Memorial Fund, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee, and in-kind contributions from CJR, have funded this unique summer program, which includes vocational training in culinary arts, video and media production, horticulture and landscaping, and entrepreneurial skills development.

Thursday, July 23, 2020
Youth Voice & COVID-19

NEW HAVEN, CT -- In April of 2020, as part of our institutional response to COVID19, The Perrin Family Foundation launched a youth communication project intended to capture how young people were experiencing the global crisis. Over the next few weeks the Foundation will be sharing the youth experiences and connecting the stories to larger themes and issues.

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