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NORWALK, CT — The Fairfield County Community Foundation and Bank of America are launching a new, innovative way to help Fairfield County residents support the important work of local nonprofits. Fairfield County Giving Day, an online 24-hour day of giving, set for Friday, March 7, hopes to raise $1 Million for more than 300 nonprofits throughout the region.

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The January 2014 Member eBrief features: Call for Philanthropy Awards Nominations; 2014 Membership and Leadership Support; Member Communications Schedule; Leadership & Philanthropy; Colleagues and Member News and more! Remember to login to access this member benefit!

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WATERBURY, CT — The Connecticut Community Foundation awarded its second and final round of 2013 grants to area nonprofits for program support, arts and youth, leadership initiatives, literacy, nonprofit assistance, older adult services, health and travel.

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HAMDEN, CT -- The Trustees of the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund have selected R. David Addams to be the foundation’s next executive director. Mr. Addams will take on the role on March 3rd, when the current executive director, David Nee, retires after 20 years in the position. 

 
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BRIDGEPORT, CT -- The People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bridgeport-based People’s United Bank, crossed the half-million-dollar mark in local charitable giving last year, part of more than $2 million in giving in the Northeast.

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NEW HAVEN, CT -- The state Department of Education is considering offers to support the promotion and implementation of Common Core State Standards. The article also reviews giving to Common Core development in New Haven, specifically by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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BRIDGEPORT, CT – The People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, announced today that it has awarded $2,126,944 in grants to nonprofit organizations throughout the communities it serves in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.

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The December Digest includes the following headlines: $10 Million UTC Investment to Support UConn School of Engineering; Alum Leaves $865,000 Scholarship Fund for Future Graduates; "Invisible No More" Explores Homelessness Among CT Youth; Female Veterans Get Career Development Through Newman's Own Foundation Grants; Community Foundation Announces Plan to End Homelessness...and more!

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WINDHAM, CT -- The Windham Area Women & Girls Fund of the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut and the Jeffrey P. Ossen Family Foundation have teamed up to support 13 projects that should directly improve the lives of area women and girls in the coming year.

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BRIDGEPORT, CT — The People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, announced today that it has awarded a $7,500 grant to New Neighborhoods, Inc. (NNI).

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