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CANAAN, CT -- Housatonic Youth Services Bureau seeks an Executive Director who in partnership with the Board, will be responsible for the success of HYSB in accomplishing its mission.

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HARTFORD, CT -- This Blog post is from Tiffany Donelson, vice president of program for the Connecticut Health Foundation. In September 2020, she will become the foundation’s president and CEO.

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DANBURY, CT -- A $38,000 grant from the Fairfield County's Community Foundation (FCCF) will enable the CityCenter Danbury Farmers’ Market to make fresh produce accessible to people who might otherwise not have access to healthy food options. The grant also supports new COVID-19 protocols to help keep shoppers safe.

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HARTFORD, CT -- The Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford (BGCH) broke ground Thursday morning on a new $20-million recreation facility in Hartford's South End that it plans to debut later next year. A campaign aimed at financing the new clubhouse has raised $21 million of its $20-million fundraising goal to cover the cost of construction and operation of the club for the first five years. Donations of $1 million were provided by The Hartford Financial Services, Travelers Cos., Stanley Black & Decker, and Raytheon Technologies Corp. (formerly United Technologies Corp.). Bank of America donated $750,000, Hartford law firm Shipman & Goodwin LLP donated $250,000, and an anonymous donor contributed $1 million. 

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HARTFORD, CT -- Connecticut is among the half of states in the nation spending no money on the census, instead relying on philanthropy and networks of volunteer committees to bolster U.S. Census workers, who will try to find and count the millions of Americans who do not respond next spring. CCP President Karla Fortunato is quoted twice and along with CCP Member Jay Williams, President & CEO of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.

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WATERTOWN, MA -- Tufts Health Plan has been named a 2020 honoree of The Civic 50, by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. The award recognizes superior corporate citizenship programs and showcases how companies use their time, skills and resources to impact their communities

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HARTFORD, CT -- Hartford Foundation for Public Giving's COVID-19 Response Fund announces its tenth round of grants totaling $430,600 which will support eight community-based organizations that provide basic human needs and other critical supports.

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SOUTHINGTON, CT -- A total of $161,778 was awarded from the Bradley Henry Barnes & Leila Upson Barnes Memorial Trust at Main Street Community Foundation to five organizations working to improve the health and wellbeing of Southington residents.

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CONNECTICUT -- Elaine Mintz and Karla Fortunato write about how Connecticut’s philanthropic community has responded to address the immediate needs of the Covid-19 crisis. Elaine is the VP of Operations for Fairfield County's Community Foundation and Board Chair of Connecticut Council of Philanthropy (CCP). Karla is CCP's president.

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MIDDLETOWN, CT -- The Cigna Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to Gilead Community Services for the creation and operation of a Mental Health Resource Center, which will provide an array of services to people in need of guidance when facing a mental health issue.

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