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TORRINGTON, CT -- The Torrington Public Schools in partnership with Wellspring and The Arch Bridge School received a $15,000 from the Draper Foundation Fund administered through the Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut to help provide much needed behavioral health supports for students in preschool and kindergarten classes in the Torrington School District.

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WINDHAM, CT -- Thanks to 99 gifts it received in the last month of 2013, the Windham Women & Girls Fund increased its permanent endowment to $275,000 and directed another $27,000 in grants to social concerns in the region.

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HARTFORD, CT-- Travelers (NYSE:TRV) today announced that it has reached an agreement with the PGA TOUR to extend the company’s title sponsorship of Connecticut’s only professional golf event, the Travelers Championship. The new agreement runs through 2024.

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HARTFORD, CT — Officials at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving say they have raised enough money to fund a new scholarship in honor of the late Walter "Doc" Hurley, a former city educator who helped hundreds of students attend college through his own aid program.

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The February Digest includes the following headlines: WorkPath Fund Tackles Barriers to Employment; Foundation Provides a Portrait of a Region to Build a Stronger Community; Aetna Supports Digital Health Innovations for Underserved Communities; Cox Helping Parents to Keep Teens Safe on the Internet; Public-Private Partnership Funds New Digital Learning Center; College Students Help Pre-Schoolers Learn Through Foundation Partnership; Data Driven Org Receives Grant for Student Data Management; Tremaine Foundation Supports LD Work with Field Guide; Family Foundation Funds Academy for Teachers; PLUS read the latest grant announcements, people transitions and more!

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WATERBURY, CT — The Connecticut Community Foundation (CCF) awarded $27,500 in sponsorship grants during its first round of 2014 funding for public events in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills hosted by nonprofit organizations.

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HARTFORD, CT -- CREC's division of Data Analysis, Research and Technology (DART) was recently awarded a grant in the amount of $50,000 from the H.A. Vance Foundation to fund a professional development academy entitled "Transforming Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum: Realistic and Immediate Classroom Connections."

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced today that it contributed $275.5 million to 18,500 nonprofits in 2013¹, marking the fifth consecutive year of more than $200 million in total annual corporate giving.

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Greetings from the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy.  We are pleased to share our blog space with our first guest blogger and voice from the field, Lynne Garner, PhD., president and trustee of The Donaghue Foundation

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The February 2014 Member eBrief features: Announcing our new website; Philanthropy Awards Reminder; 2014 Membership Support; Colleagues News and more! Remember to login to access this member benefit!

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