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TORRINGTON, CT -- The Draper Foundation Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, recently awarded area nonprofits $714,145. The Fund awarded $546,750 to 19 designated nonprofits and $167,395 in donor-advised grants to nonprofits that provide essential programs and services for residents of Northwest Connecticut.

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HARTFORD, CT -- The newest recipients of a $1.6 million annual college scholarship program were honored by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving this week at the Greater Hartford Arts Academy’s Theater for the Performing Arts. These students received new scholarships to attend two-year and four-year schools across the nation.

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DERBY, CT - Valley Community Foundation has awarded a total of $17,275 in its Community Grants Program to eight community groups serving the Valley. These grants will support youth, seniors, historical endeavors, and wellness initiatives in the region. 

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HARTFORD, CT -- Comcast NBCUniversal today announced that it has awarded $50,000 in scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year to 17 Connecticut students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program.

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WASHINGTON, DC -- Following a victory in Congress last year, when it staved off a looming tax penalty that would have forced it to change its structure or go out of business, Newman’s Own has intensified a plan to increase the number of groups that follow its profits-to-charity model.

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NORWALK, CT -- Four Connecticut-based family foundations and one of the state’s largest community foundations today announced the launch of the Collective Impact Opportunity Fund within Fairfield County’s Community Foundation. The Fund will make collective grants to public agencies and non-profit organizations striving to close educational, workforce, and other opportunity gaps among children, youth, and their families in Connecticut.

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WEST HARTFORD, CT - The Aurora Foundation for Women and Girls in Greater Hartford is seeking a part-time Program Coordinator to take a leading role in providing operational and administrative support to the Foundation.

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WASHINGTON, DC -- The 2017 federal tax overhaul could cut the number of households donating to charity by 2.6 million per year and reduce charitable giving by up to $19.1 billion per year through 2025, according to a new report. The study was commissioned by Independent Sector, a group that advocates on behalf of nonprofits, and was conducted by the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, at Indiana University.

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MIDDLETOWN, CT - Gilead Community Services is seeking a Grants and Resource Development Specialist to increase resources to further Gilead's mission.

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BRISTOL, CT -- Four year colleges and universities. Military academies. Community colleges. Technical schools. This is where Main Street Community Foundation scholarship recipients will be furthering their education in the fields of business, healthcare, criminal justice, journalism, education, engineering, visual arts, skilled trades, and so much more.

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