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.
WEST HARTFORD, CT -- For the third consecutive year, the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) ArtsMentors, a community engagement program for underserved youth, has received $10,000 in primary funding support from the Richard P. Garmany Fund, a donor-advised fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
HARTFORD, CT -- Now up to 28 Hartford youth will have the opportunity to receive martial arts, meditation and mindfulnessf training and support thanks to a $20,000 grant from the Black Giving Circle Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
HARTFORD, CT -- The philanthropic arm of Hartford health insurer Aetna on Thursday announced it will donate $500,000 to the Boys & Girls Club (BGHH) of Hartford to promote healthy living. Funding from the Aetna Foundation, an independent charitable affiliate of Rhode Island-based CVS Health Corp., will be awarded to BGHH over the next five years to ramp-up programs aimed at preventing underage substance abuse of alcohol, tobacco and vaping products and improving the overall health of youth.
HARTFORD, CT -- Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has awarded a one-year, $750,000 grant to support the Hartford Youth Service Corps administered by Our Piece of the Pie (OPP).
WATERBURY, CT -- Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded a total of $13,000 to four Waterbury-based organizations working to engage people in historically marginalized communities through sharing information, opening new avenues for cultural expression, and growing opportunities for active civic participation.