Greater Hartford Funder Network

This group provides a forum for grantmakers who are located in or funding in the Greater Hartford region to come together, exchange information about news and topics of interest in the region. Members share knowledge and best practices, hear from guest presenters, and learn about new and ongoing activities, initiatives and areas of philanthropic engagement.

Network Leadership:

Jennifer Gifford
Vice President of Community Resources
United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut

Erin Haberman
Director, Community Relations Program Officer
Travelers & the Travelers Foundation


For more information contact Dee Goodrich, Director of Member Engagement, 860-525-5585.

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Resources

Metro Hartford Progress Points 2016

The third edition of Metro Hartford Progress Points, driven by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, is the result of collaboration between nine stakeholders representing local government, businesses, nonprofits, academic and philanthropic institutions and organizations committed to making long-term progress in our region. The report includes a timeline of past efforts aimed at addressing the region’s long-standing challenges, not to be disheartening, but instead to highlight where positive changes have been made and how our region remains committed to learning from our collective past while working to create opportunities for all Greater Hartford residents.

State of Black Hartford 2016

The Urban League has now completed its latest edition of State of Black Hartford 2016, thanks to a $36,000 grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.

English Language Learners Report

In 2014–15, the Latino Endowment Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving focused on the issue of English Language Learners (ELL)* through a series of forums. This report examines what they learned and highlights the opportunities and the challenges of increased cultural and linguistic diversity.

ALICE: Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed by The United Way

The United Way ALICE Report for Connecticut provides the detailed analysis and data that explains why so many are struggling. Connecticut's United Ways are collaborating with United Ways in five other states to identify and give voice to the people in our communities who work hard and yet face challenges making ends meet -- ALICE: Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed.