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ROCKY HILL, CT -- Connecticut United Ways received a $10,000 grant from Webster Bank to support a new campaign to boost emergency savings for financially-struggling families. ALICE Saves will provide participants with cash rewards to kick-start a life-long habit of saving.

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HARTFORD, CT -- The Salvation Army will celebrate the 29th Anniversary of the WTIC Holiday Store with a one day live broadcast from City Place downtown. 

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WEST HARTFORD, CT -- The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) today announced that ArtsMentors, a community engagement program for underserved youth, has received $10,000 in funding support from both the National Endowment for the Arts Challenge America Program and the Richard P. Garmany Fund, a donor-advised fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.

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NORWICH, CT -- The Chelsea Groton Foundation recently presented a grant donation of $100,000 to NCDC’s Global City Norwich program, to be used specifically for assisting multicultural entrepreneurs and small business owners who are interested in occupying storefront spaces in the Downtown area, or who currently own businesses and are looking to grow.

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HARTFORD, Susan Campbell writes about the possible effects the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will have on charitable giving by individuals. She quotes CCP President Karla Fortunato and CCP's 2018 Connecticut Giving Report, and CCP Board Members Richard Porth, CEO of United Way of Connecticut, and Frances G. Padilla, president of Universal Health Care Foundation of CT.

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MERIDEN, CT -- Cox Communications announced the award of $40,000 in “Tech Boosts” grants to four organizations devoted to improving the lives of children and families through technology-driven education to empower them to better futures.

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NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region’s permanent endowment and largest grantmaker to local nonprofits, announces several grant opportunities with various application deadlines in the coming weeks.

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Bank of America has named Columbus House as its 2018 Neighborhood Builder® grant recipient in Southern Connecticut. Columbus House was selected for its work in assisting those experiencing homelessness in the region by providing not only shelter and housing, but also by offering a comprehensive array of services designed to help people identify and overcome those issues that contributed to their homelessness.

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NEW BRITAIN, CT -- An opinion article penned by Dave Davison, former president of the American Savings Foundation, encourages indivdual giving, reviews why individuals give to charity, and the discusses the possible affects of the new Federal tax laws on indivdual charitable giving.

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CONNECTICUT -- The Connecticut Collective for Women and Girls (CCWG), launched last month with more than 20 members and six funders, gathered at Fairfield County’s Community Foundation to celebrate the beginning of the Collective.

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