The Grossman Family Foundation
Thursday, July 5, 2018
MIDDLETOWN, CT -- Reach Out and Read has launched a new research study being conducted in Connecticut. Thanks to the generous support of The Grossman Family Foundation, and The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr/ U.S. Bank Foundation, the study, "Rx for Success: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Technology-Based Dialogic Reading Training Incorporated into the Reach Out and Read Program" started enrolling families in April of 2018.
United Way Neighborhood Initiative Positively Impacting Literacy Assessment Scores at Danbury’s Park Avenue School
Thursday, January 18, 2018
DANBURY, CT -- Danbury’s Park Avenue School’s early reading scores show an increase of more than 10%, and for students involved in interventions by United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) that increase was more than 30%.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
DANBURY, CT -- Danbury’s Promise for Children Partnership in conjunction with the United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) is proud to announce a Community Report Out event on January 23, 2018, at 8:00 am in the Community Room of the Danbury Police Headquarters.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
NEW YORK, NY -- Linda Franciscovich, executive director of The Grossman Family Foundation and a member of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy’s board of directors, is interviewed by Fudiciary Trust in recognition of National Philanthropy Month. The discussion centers around the evolution of philanthropy—how multiple generations are working together to tackle society’s most pressing challenges.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
NEW HAVEN, CT -- Yale University’s Minding the Baby® (MTB) National Office was awarded an 18-month grant from the Grossman Family Foundation beginning in January 2017 to expand the MTB home visiting intervention in Connecticut. The MTB National Office is partnering with Family & Children’s Agency in Norwalk and Family Centers in Stamford to replicate the MTB model to serve young families through these agencies.