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Thursday, July 9, 2020
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.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving and the Travelers Championship are providing a two-year grant to the University of New Haven’s Center for Advanced Policing (CAP) and Tow Youth Justice Institute (TYJI) to launch the Connecticut Institute for Youth and Police Relations (CIYPR) in Greater Hartford.
Sunday, June 28, 2020
HARTFORD, CT -- The Travelers Companies, Inc. today announced that the 2020 Travelers Championship generated more than $1.6 million for more than 100 charitable organizations. Since Travelers became title sponsor in 2007, the event has generated more than $20 million for more than 750 charities across the region.
Saturday, June 20, 2020
HARTFORD, CT -- Nonprofits will benefit from some extra financial support from the Travelers Championship, even in a year when the tournament itself is far from normal. As a PGA Tour event, 100 percent of the Travelers Championship’s net proceeds each year go to charity. Since 1952, the tournament has generated more than $42 million in those efforts, including nearly $20 million since Travelers became the title sponsor in 2007 and $2.1 million last year alone.
Thursday, June 11, 2020
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.