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HARTFORD, CT -- Connecticut may have three representatives on the newly appointed 21-member multi-state panel charged by Governors in the region with plotting a course to re-start the economy, but the state may receive an extra boost from members representing other states who have more than a cursory awareness of Connecticut.

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DERBY, CT -- Representatives from Valley Community Foundation, Valley United Way, Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce, and the Valley Council of Health & Human Services are pleased to announce that 19 grants totaling $78,800 have been distributed to 18 organizations from the Valley Community COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund.

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HARTFORD, CT -- Today the City of Hartford, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, HEDCO, Inc., and Capital for Change launched a $1 million Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program to provide at least 100 small Hartford businesses with a grant of up to $10,000 to make lease or mortgage payments, pay salaries, make vendor payments, pay taxes, or pay for other eligible expenses.  

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BLOOMFIELD, CT -- The Cigna Foundation and New York Life Foundation today launched the Brave of Heart Fund to provide monetary grants to survivors of front-line U.S. healthcare workers who give their lives in the fight against COVID-19.

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BRANFORD, CT -- The Branford Community Foundation established the COVID-19 Response Fund for Branford in March as soon as it became clear that this virus would significantly impact our community. The initial goal was to raise $20,000 to provide immediate, short-term financial relief to individuals who live or work in the Town of Branford through the Women & Family Life Center. As of April 16, thanks to the community's generosity, the fund has secured $128,611.

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NEW YORK, NY -- Inside Philanthropy's series look at the response of funders in different regions of the U.S. to the coronavirus pandemic. This post links to the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy's COVID-19 Resources and Response Funds webpages, and mentions the efforts of CCP menbers, including Aurora Fund for Women and Girls, Bank of America, Connecticut Community Foundation, Fairfield County's Community Foundation, Perrin Family Foundation, and Ritter Family Foundation.

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BRIDGEPORT, CT -- United Way of Coastal Fairfield County seeks a Content Generation Manager to serve as the primary generator of content in support of our brand, including all marketing, development and programmatic work.

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BRIDGEPORT, CT -- United Way of Coastal Fairfield County seeks a Director of Development to be responsible for building relationships on behalf of our brand that help fuel our program.

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