Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
Friday, September 11, 2020
HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving's new Community Impact team will be led by vice president Elysa Gordon, who is now responsible for the overall executive direction of Community Impact and the newly created Impact Leadership Team comprised of her and four Directors: Megan Burke, Director of Community Impact Grantmaking; Judy McBride, Director of Strategic Partnership Investments; Kate Szczerbacki, Director of Strategic Learning and Evaluation; and Melanie Tavares, Director of Capacity Building and Nonprofit Support.
Monday, September 7, 2020
Connecticut nonprofits cutting staff, services in pandemic as revenue from services plunges despite uptick in contributions
HARTFORD, CT -- Despite an uptick in individual contributions aided by the surging stock market, Connecticut nonprofit leaders say huge losses in fee-for-service revenue during the coronavirus pandemic have led to reductions in staffing, loss of access for needy residents and — in some cases — programs shutting down entirely. Melanie Tavares, director of the Nonprofit Support Program at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, comments on changes that philanthropy is making in their funding.
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
HARTFORD, CT -- The second round of Phase Two of COVID-19 Response Fund grants totaling $424,142 to support community-based organizations that provide a variety of critical supports.
Thursday, August 13, 2020
Hartford Foundation Launches New Program to Support Arts Organizations Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic
CATALYST for the ARTS Capacity-Building Program will Allow Arts Organizations to Develop Sustainable Models in New Landscape and Promote Collaboration
Sunday, August 9, 2020
HARTFORD, CT -- Congratulations to Erika Frank, Senior Community Investments Officer with the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, for being named as one of the Hartford Business Journal's 2020 40 Under Forty honorees.