BRISTOL, CT -- A new fund at the Main Street Community Foundation, the Geoffrey M. Pierce Memorial Fund, made its first grant to BEST-4-Bristol Thursday to assist with their youth substance abuse prevention efforts.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has awarded a two-year, $200,000 grant to enable the Hartford Consortium for Higher Education to offer its Career Beginnings program at all Hartford high schools, with the addition of New Visions High School.
NEW CANAAN, CT -- The fifth annual Camp LiveGirl brought together 130 girls from across Connecticut, including girls from as far away as the Waterbury Boys & Girls Club and the Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants. The New Canaan Community Foundation, the Connecticut Community Foundation, the Grace J. Fippinger Foundation, and Refinitiv funded camp scholarships.
Bank Engages Community-Minded Teens in Paid Nonprofit Internships and Leadership Development
HARTFORD, CT -- With the support of up to $2.1 million (depending on number of students participating) from the City of Hartford (up to $1,000,000), the State of Connecticut/Connecticut Department of Labor (up to $696,000), and the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving (up to $526,000), the 2019 Summer Youth Employment Learning Program will serve more than 1,000 participants in Hartford and up to 1,500 throughout the region.
HARTFORD, CT -- Nearly 3,400 children will participate in summer learning programs and receive healthy food as part of United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut’s Summer Smarts initiative. Eleven community organizations serving children in Greater Hartford benefited from awards totaling $429,500.