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BRIDGEPORT, CT – The People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank (NASDAQ: PBCT), announced today that it awarded $870,220 in grants to nonprofit organizations throughout the communities it serves in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.

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BRIDGEPORT, CT -- FSW and two other family service agencies have collaborated on a database system. The article cites reports from the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy and Fairfield County Community Foundations.

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HARTFORD, CT – Achieve Hartford! announced today that The Travelers Companies, Inc. has awarded the organization $25,000 for the Choice Education Program through the Neighborhood Assistance Act program, and $150,000 for the organization’s new strategy to Inform, Evaluate and Research.

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HARTFORD, CT -- Achieve Hartford! announced today that The Travelers Companies, Inc. has awarded the organization $25,000 for the Choice Education Program through the Neighborhood Assistance Act program, and $150,000 for the organization’s new strategy to Inform, Evaluate and Research.

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HARTFORD, CT -- The United Ways of Connecticut have recently signed on with five other states (including New Jersey) for studies on ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed — someone who has a job but doesn’t make enough to support an individual)

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HARTFORD, CT – The Citizens Bank Foundation recently granted $5,000 to Dress for Success of Hartford County to support financial literacy for their Professional Women’s Group (PWG).

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HARTFORD, CT -- Nearly $1 million in grants have been awarded by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to support the work of four agencies aiding hundreds of homeless individuals and families in Greater Hartford.

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The January Digest includes the following headlines: Nominations Sought for Philanthropy Awards; Public Private Partnership to Improve Children's Mental Health Services; Barnes Trust Sets New Direction; Women and Girls in Fairfield County Face Challenges Report Finds; And read the latest RFPs, grant announcements, people transitions and more!

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NEW HAVEN, CT – The Citizens Bank Foundation recently granted $5,000 to the Columbus House to support their Middlesex Family Shelter.

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TRUMBULL, CT -- Anuj Sisodiya, a Trumbull High School student, was the recipient of the 2013 eesmarts award for his project, “Light It but Time It.” His project received funding through Energize Connecticut’s eesmarts program and the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, Hampshire Foundation, and the Common Sense Fund.

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