Grant proposals are now being accepted for the 2021 Bank of America Art Conservation Project. All proposals must be submitted before Monday, November 30 to be eligible for funding in 2021.
HARTFORD, CT -- Bank of America graduated another class of Student Leaders (#BofAStudentLeaders) in its first ever Virtual Student Leaders program.
HARTFORD, CT -- Capital Workforce Partners (CWP) is pleased to announce that the Summer Youth Employment and Learning Program (SYELP) will serve nearly 1,500 youth throughout North Central Connecticut at a time when youth and families are being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and high unemployment. The sources of SYELP funding include a $1 million commitment from the City of Hartford, $300,000 from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, $150,000 from the Travelers Foundation, $60,000 from the JP Morgan Chase Foundation, $15,000 from the Bank of America Foundation, and $34,500 from the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA). Funds from the State of CT Youth Employment Program, and the CT Department of Children and Families have also been committed.
HARTFORD, CT -- State and local officials during a socially distanced groundbreaking ceremony praised the 30,000-square-foot development’s goal of serving an additional 1,500 children in the city’s southeast corridor at the former Alfred E. Burr Elementary School. A campaign aimed at financing the new clubhouse has raised $21 million of its $20-million fundraising goal to cover the cost of construction and operation of the club for the first five years. Donations of $1 million were also provided by Travelers Cos., Stanley Black & Decker and Raytheon Technologies Corp. (formerly United Technologies Corp.). Bank of America donated $750,000, Hartford law firm Shipman & Goodwin LLP donated $250,000 and an anonymous donor contributed $1 million.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford (BGCH) broke ground Thursday morning on a new $20-million recreation facility in Hartford's South End that it plans to debut later next year. A campaign aimed at financing the new clubhouse has raised $21 million of its $20-million fundraising goal to cover the cost of construction and operation of the club for the first five years. Donations of $1 million were provided by The Hartford Financial Services, Travelers Cos., Stanley Black & Decker, and Raytheon Technologies Corp. (formerly United Technologies Corp.). Bank of America donated $750,000, Hartford law firm Shipman & Goodwin LLP donated $250,000, and an anonymous donor contributed $1 million.
Initiative’s Founding Partner, Bank of America, Commits $25 Million in Funding to Launch
HARTFORD — During its April board meeting, the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy elected Elaine V. Mintz, vice president of operations, Fairfield County's Community Foundation, as its new board chair to succeed outgoing chair Kathryn Luria, senior vice president of community affairs and director of philanthropy, Webster Bank. Joining CCP’s executive board leadership is Vice Chair Tiffany Donelson, vice president of programs, Connecticut Health Foundation, a West Hartford resident. Also from West Hartford is Jill Hutensky, senior vice president, Hartford market manager, Bank of America, who is one of six newly elected CCP Board members.
BRIDGEPORT, CT -- With stay-at-home restrictions in place, the coronavirus has triggered a rise in domestic abuse throughout Connecticut. Center for Family Justice recently partnered with Bank of America to ensure its services are still available to victims of abuse.
HARTFORD, CT -- In April, the City of Hartford, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, HEDCO, Inc., and Capital For Change launched a $1 million Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program. The aim is to provide at least 100 small Hartford businesses with a grant of up to $10,000 to make lease or mortgage payments, pay salaries, make vendor payments, pay taxes, or make modifications to their physical space or technology to comply with social distancing guidelines. In an effort to support additional Hartford small businesses, Bank of America and Travelers have each made grants of $125,000 and the City of Hartford has allocated an additional $125,000 to the initiative.
WEST HARTFORD, CT -- Congratulations to two West Hartford residents who have been elected to the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy leadership. Tiffany Donelson, vice president of programs, Connecticut Health Foundation, has been named CCP Board Vice Chair, and Jill Hutensky, senior vice president, Hartford market manager, Bank of America, is a new member of the CCP Board of Directors.
STAMFORD, CT -- United Way of Western Connecticut has partnered with Bank of America to assist Stamford residents struggling financially as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds will help low-income and recently unemployed Stamford residents obtain healthy food.
NEW YORK, NY -- Inside Philanthropy's series look at the response of funders in different regions of the U.S. to the coronavirus pandemic. This post links to the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy's COVID-19 Resources and Response Funds webpages, and mentions the efforts of CCP menbers, including Aurora Fund for Women and Girls, Bank of America, Connecticut Community Foundation, Fairfield County's Community Foundation, Perrin Family Foundation, and Ritter Family Foundation.
Jill Hutensky is recognized as one of 15 remarkable women in the Hartford Business Journal's 2020 Women in Business Award.
$200,000 in Funding and Leadership Resources are Part of the Bank’s Neighborhood Builders® Program, Which Strengthens Nonprofit Leadership to Help Communities Thrive
HARTFORD, CT -- Journey Home and the Hartford Public Library have been named as the 2019 Bank of America Neighborhood Builders® awardees for Hartford, Connecticut.
RIDGEFIELD, CT -- Over the last seven months, Terry McManus has spent dozens of hours at Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center digitizing glass plate negatives that photographer Joseph Hartmann created of Ridgefield residents and the town during the early 20th century. Purchase of the digital scanner was made possible through funds raised at the 2018 Fairfield County Giving Day sponsored by Fairfield County's Community Foundation and Bank of America.
Bank Engages Community-Minded Teens in Paid Nonprofit Internships and Leadership Development
BRIDGEPORT, CT -- The Bank of America Charitable Foundation recently awarded a $20,000 grant to Housatonic Community College Foundation to support women who are interested in pursuing a career in the manufacturing industry.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Bank of America’s Student Leaders® application period is open through February 1, 2019 for high school juniors and seniors living in or attending school in Bridgeport, Hartford, New Haven, and Stamford.
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.