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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Senators Angus King (I-ME) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) have introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at ensuring that charitable dollars held in donor-advised funds (DAFs) are disbursed to working charities more quickly.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Council on Foundations announces their opposition to the Accelerating Charitable Efforts (ACE) Act at they believe the changes in the bill will not achieve the ends we are all seeking to realize – greater support for nonprofits and communities. 

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HARTFORD, CT -- In May 2021, Travelers released the Travelers 2020 Community Report. The report provides an overview of their charitable initiatives and shows the ways in which their community contributions of nearly $23 million were allocated.

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Derby, CT – The Valley Community Foundation (VCF) announced it has awarded a total of $22,000 in its annual Community Grants Program to 11 community groups serving the Valley. These grants will support youth programs, athletics, and more in the region.

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Hartford, CT - The Hartford Foundation is launching the Action Fund for Racial Justice, a new fund that will supplement the organization’s immediate ability to support nonprofits and build upon the Foundation’s long-term commitment to racial justice. 

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Hartford, CT – Barbara Fernandez  has been named chair of the steering committee for the Latino Endowment Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the community foundation serving the 29-town Greater Hartford region.

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Hartford, CT - After more than a year of intensive community outreach and engagement, the Community Funds advisory committees in Ellington, Glastonbury and South Windsor have made their inaugural grants to local nonprofits to address pressing issues in their communities.

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Hartford, CT – In September, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving announced a new structure and leadership to maximize the Foundation’s impact in the community. As part of this effort, the Foundation is pleased to introduce four new additions to its Community Impact team. 

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Hartford, CT – Nicole Porter of Hartford has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the community foundation for Hartford and 28 surrounding communities. She will serve out the remainder of Mathew’s five-year term which ends on December 31, 2023.

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Hartford, CT - In an effort to grow assets in order to distribute more dollars to the community, further engage donors in its strategic work and steward the charitable assets it manages, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has restructured its development team.  

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