The Melville Charitable Trust
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
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.
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
NEW BRITAIN, CT -- As a high-intensity 100-day campaign winds down, community groups in five central Connecticut cities and towns report they’ve lined up housing for 44 homeless young people. Among the organizations participating were the Melville Charitable Trust, Partnership for Strong Communities, the city of New Britain’s community services department, the Salvation Army, the American Savings Foundation, the OIC of New Britain, Community Health Resources, the Friendship Service Center, Prudence Crandall, Journey Home, the United Way, the state Department of Housing, the Main Street Community Foundation, and the Human Resources Agency of New Britain.
Thursday, June 27, 2019
NEW HAVEN, CT - The Melville Chartiable Trust is seeking a new Executive Director with demonstrated commitment to the mission of Melville Trust along with a record of strategic and impacful leadership with mission-driven organizations.
Sunday, June 16, 2019
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.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
HARTFORD, CT -- A broad-based coalition of advocates, providers, state agencies, and young adults is launching eight 100-Day Challenges to house and improve services to youth and young adults experiencing homelessness throughout Connecticut. Funded by a wide array of local philanthropies, this is a true statewide effort, the first of its kind in the nation.