HARTFORD, CT -- As 2020 begins, the fast approaching decennial 2020 United States Census looms large. To increase awareness and understanding of the importance of the Census to Connecticut, to explain precisely how it will work, and to seek the assistance of organizations in communities statewide, the Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance, Connecticut Council for Philanthropy and Connecticut Data Collaborative will be co-sponsoring a series of workshops for nonprofit organizations throughout January.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven has announced its Responsive Grant awards for 2019, totaling $2,938,243, to nonprofit organizations working throughout Greater New Haven.
WHAT: 2019 Convening: Creating a Future of Opportunity Through Inclusive Growth
WHO: SPOKEN WORD PERFORMANCE
HARTFORD, CT -- A group of service providers from across Connecticut announced Thursday that they have housed 397 youth and young adults in 100 days. The 100-Day Challenge was supported by funding from HUD, with an outpouring of philanthropic support from more than 20 funders across Connecticut.
Guilford, CT -- The internationally acclaimed dance company Pilobolus will perform, teach in the public schools, and hold dance and movement classes for the public as part of the 2019 Guilford Performing Arts Festival. The Guilford Foundation, Connecticut Humanities, and Community Foundation for Greater New Haven have also lent crucial support to enable the festival to bring Pilobolus to Guilford.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (CFGNH) has awarded $30,000 from its unrestricted Sarah M. Ferguson Fund to Connecticut Fund for the Environment/Save the Sound to aid in the construction of a new segment of the Mill River Trail.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- At The Community Fund for Women & Girls’ annual meeting, newly appointed Chair Karen Peart announced grant awards totaling $130,000 to 12 nonprofit partner organizations working to advance gender equity in the region.
BRISTOL - The City of Bristol will be participating the 100 Day Challenge, sponsored by the Central Coordinated Access Network. The 100 Day Challenge is backed by the Partnership for Strong Communities, a statewide nonprofit policy and advocacy organization dedicated to ending homelessness, expanding affordable housing, and building strong communities in Connecticut. Led by the Melville Charitable Trust, philanthropic support for the 100 Day Challenges is coming from funders across Connecticut, including: American Savings Foundation, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Connecticut Community Foundation, Dalio Philanthropies, Fairfield County's Community Foundation, Farmington Bank Community Foundation, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Ion Bank Foundation, Liberty Bank Foundation, Main Street Community Foundation, Manchester Interfaith Social Action Committee, Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, United Way of Greater New Haven, United Way Greater Waterbury, United Way Northwest Connecticut, United Way of West Central Connecticut, and Webster Bank.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven’s (The Foundation) Kara Straun received the Association of Black Foundation Executives’ (ABFE) Philanthropic Emerging Leadership Award on April 5 in Detroit.
HARTFORD, CT -- Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz today announced the launch of the Connecticut Complete Count Committee (CCCC) to inform and help direct the State's efforts in the upcoming 2020 Census. Committee members include CCP members Jay Williams, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving; Julio Conception, MetroAlliance and Hartford Chamber of Commerce; and Will Ginsberg, Greater New Haven Community Foundation; and Connecticut Council for Philanthropy President Karla Fortunato.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven has welcomed Terry H. Jones, of Shelton, to its board of directors, and the board has voted Khalilah Brown-Dean to serve as chair and Flemming “Nick” Norcott Jr. as vice chair.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is delighted to welcome Liana Garcia Fresher as director of gift planning. Garcia Fresher joins the development and donor services team, where she will assist Foundation donors in reaching their philanthropic goals and enhance the Foundation’s partnerships with professional advisors.
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.
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.
NORWALK, CT -- The Connecticut Collective for Women and Girls, a new network, launched today to provide support and collaboration for organizations serving women and girls.
MERIDEN, CT -- Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut is pleased to announce the appointment of Kenn Harris to the CHART Board of Directors.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- Community Foundation for Greater New Haven's Quinnipiac River Fund Advisory Committee recommended seven organizations to receive a total of $120,600 in competitive grants in 2018.
BRIDGEPORT, CT -- The Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council (GNEMSDC) will induct entrepreneur and philanthropist Carlton L. Highsmith into the GNEMSDC Hall of Fame at the West Putnam Club at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts at the Council’s 2018 Business Conference and Expo on Friday September 21, 2018.