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HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy today announced the election of two new members to the organization’s Board of Directors effective July 2021. Alexis Bivens and Elysa Gordon add a myriad of experiences to the Council board and are a welcome addition. 

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(Norwalk, CT) — For the past several years, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and Fairfield County’s Community Foundation have been working together on collective strategies to help dismantle structural and systemic racism and achieve equity in social and economic mobility in their communities. In support of these efforts, the trio of Connecticut community foundations have hired Cesar Aleman to serve as Director of the CUOC.

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NEW LONDON, CT -- The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut announced today grants of $2,306,126 in support of four strategic priorities: youth empowerment, basic needs and rights, environmental conservation and education, and animal welfare.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Senators Angus King (I-ME) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) have introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at ensuring that charitable dollars held in donor-advised funds (DAFs) are disbursed to working charities more quickly.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Council on Foundations announces their opposition to the Accelerating Charitable Efforts (ACE) Act at they believe the changes in the bill will not achieve the ends we are all seeking to realize – greater support for nonprofits and communities. 

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HARTFORD, CT -- In May 2021, Travelers released the Travelers 2020 Community Report. The report provides an overview of their charitable initiatives and shows the ways in which their community contributions of nearly $23 million were allocated.

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Derby, CT – The Valley Community Foundation (VCF) announced it has awarded a total of $22,000 in its annual Community Grants Program to 11 community groups serving the Valley. These grants will support youth programs, athletics, and more in the region.

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Hartford, CT - The Hartford Foundation is launching the Action Fund for Racial Justice, a new fund that will supplement the organization’s immediate ability to support nonprofits and build upon the Foundation’s long-term commitment to racial justice. 

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Hartford, CT – Barbara Fernandez  has been named chair of the steering committee for the Latino Endowment Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the community foundation serving the 29-town Greater Hartford region.

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