WATERBURY, CT - Connecticut Community Foundation is seeking a part time Communications Associate that reports to the Director of Communications.
HARTFORD, CT - The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is seeking a Community Impact Officer.. Temporarily remote due to COVID. For best consideration, application materials must be received by Friday, January 22, 2021, 5:00 pm EST.
HARTFORD, CT - The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is seeking a Senior Learning and Evaluation Officer. Temporarily remote due to COVID. For best consideration, application materials must be received by Friday, January 22, 2021, 5:00 pm EST.
BRISTOL, CT -- Main Street Community Foundation awarded $465,226 in general operating support grants to help sustain nonprofit organizations in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott.
WASHINGTON, DC -- The Momentum Fund announced today that it has awarded $8.5 million in grants to 129 501(c)(3) organizations around the country managing COVID-19 relief funds that provide grants and other forms of direct support to community-run organizations working with communities of color, historically marginalized populations, and other groups being disproportionately impacted by the pandemic that continues to ravage these communities.
NEW BRITAIN, CT -- The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB) has promoted Candice Tabone to Program Manager.
WEST HARTFORD, CT -- Continuing its 20-year tradition of responding to the needs of women and girls in greater Hartford, the Aurora Women and Girls Foundation recently raised $20,000 to support community organizations addressing issues of food sec
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.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity. Eleven high school students who came up with distinctive solutions to problems faced by their schools, communities, families and the world received a total of $136,000 in college scholarships (payable over four years of college.) In addition, seven high school students receiving honorable mentions were awarded a total of $3,500 in scholarships.
MIDDLETOWN, CT -- The Rockfall Foundation is pleased to announce five recipients of its 2020 Environmental Champion Awards.
BRISTOL, CT -- The New England Carousel Museum has been awarded a $5,000 grant from The Main Street Community Foundation to create a virtual tour program for second graders in Bristol Public Schools.
TORRINGTON, CT -- From June 15-July 31, more than 50 Northwest Connecticut nonprofits posted giving campaigns to www.northwestcornergives.org, a crowdfunding program of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, to raise funds to meet the challenges of operating amid social distancing and remote work requirements created by COVID-19.
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.
CONNECTICUT -- For more than a decade prior to the pandemic, a growing number of working poor families in Connecticut faced stagnating wages and a rising cost of living, according to a new report from the United Way.
ROCKY HILL, CT -- The Connecticut United Ways’ 2020 ALICE Report Lays Bare the Severity of the Economic Challenges Facing Many Families in the State and Outlines Proven Strategies to Move These Families Toward Financial Security.
WATERBURY, CT -- From April through June, Connecticut Community Foundation awarded over $750,000 in grants to dozens of nonprofit organizations serving residents of Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills.
NEW LONDON, CT -- The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut awarded more than $758,000 in scholarships to 309 students from across the region this year, an increase of 26 individual scholarships and over $33,000 in total awards from 2019.
Sheila Denton, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Boehringer Ingelheim, shares how the legal team – in partnership with the BI Cares Foundation and the United Way of Western Connecticut – is helping local communities tackle today’s biggest challenges.
STAMFORD, CT -- The Women’s Business Development Council was planning before the coronavirus crisis to expand a microgrant program to support women-owned small businesses throughout Connecticut. The Women's Business Council wants to provide at least 100 grants of up to $10,000. Webster Bank is contributing $100,000 to the initiative.