Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
Hartford Foundation Grant to Hartford Consortium for Higher Education to Expand College and Career Program
Monday, August 12, 2019
HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has awarded a two-year, $200,000 grant to enable the Hartford Consortium for Higher Education to offer its Career Beginnings program at all Hartford high schools, with the addition of New Visions High School.
Monday, August 5, 2019
HARTFORD, CT -- Tthe Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has awarded a three-year, $250,000 grant to Foodshare to build the capacity of food pantries to fill the gap and offer "one-stop shopping" for food and other resources to promote health and financial wellbeing.
Arts in Greater Hartford: Vibrant Yes, But Challenged by a Lack of Diversity and Shrinking Financial Resources
Monday, July 29, 2019
HARTFORD, CT -- There’s good news and plenty of other news in an ambitious study of the arts community in Greater Hartford, initiated by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving and the Connecticut Office of the Arts last year and released in final form this spring.
Monday, July 29, 2019
WEST HARTFORD, CT -- A new grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving will allow the West Hartford-based Children’s Museum to bring Hartford children more STEAM programming. Michael Werle, the museum’s executive director, said a partnership between the museum, the Hartford Public Library, the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Hartford, and Connecticut Children’s is going to help the museum expand on its offerings in the city.
Friday, July 26, 2019
HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving's new report, Greater Hartford Arts Landscape Study, paints a picture of the arts in Greater Hartford, a scene that’s both colorful and rocky. Jackie Coleman, Senior Education Investments Officer at Hartford Foundation, joins WNPR's Lydia Brown and Lucy Nalpathanchil, and others to consider efforts to better support the region’s artists. They also look back on the early years of hip-hop and breaking (a.k.a. breakdancing) in Connecticut, and hear how some young people are learning and performing these styles today.