WATERBURY, CT -- Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills, an online giving event hosted by the Connecticut Community Foundation for the eighth year, concluded a 36-hour flurry of giving at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, raising a record-breaking $1.8 million.
The Ion Bank Foundation has awarded $152,000 for COVID-19 Relief to area United Ways including United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut.
HARTFORD, CT -- Today the City of Hartford conducted two significant distributions of PPE. The first distribution today is in partnership with the State of Connecticut and CBIA-CONNSTEP, which will provide more than 3,500 recently donated surgical masks to more than 100 essential businesses in Hartford that registered online. A partnership between the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, and New Britain medical equipment manufacturer OKAY Industries, Inc., produced 4,000 face shields for more than a dozen regional non-profits.
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 HAVEN, CT -- Three weeks after distributing its first round of grants totaling $600,900, the Greater New Haven COVID-19 Community Fund has released a second round of grants totaling $677,000 to 36 organizations.
Grants to date totaling $3.99 million to 60 organizations providing basic human needs and other services to local residents
FEED Center Will Prepare and Deliver Meals for Bridgeport Families in Need
NEW CANAAN, CT -- New Canaan Community Foundation is overwhelmed by the outpouring of support and overall generosity of New Canaan residents to its COVID-19 Response Fund. Since the fund's launch on March 18th, more than $415,000 of private contributions have been donated to support the emergency financial needs of New Canaan families and workers; help nonprofit organizations adapt to changing client needs, as well as shifts in operations; and support critical services in lower Fairfield County.
MIDDLETOWN, CT -- Building on their first round of $100,000 in emergency grants they approved in April for ten local hospitals, Liberty Bank of Middletown, Connecticut today announced that through their charitable foundation they will be providing an additional $100,000 in funding to support several other community organizations in their COVID-19 response.
HARTFORD, CT -- United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut President and CEO Paula Gilberto spoke with MetroHartford Alliance Content Manager Nan Price about how the organization collaborates with partners, community leaders, donors, and volunteers to support communities throughout Connecticut.
HARTFORD, CT -- Travelers has pledged $5 million to coronavirus relief efforts, including the donation of hot meals to certain programs in the greater Hartford area helping those in need.
ENFIELD, CT -- The Enfield Food Shelf has received a $25,000 grant that will help it increase services for those in need as the community deals with the impact, financial and otherwise, of the novel coronavirus pandemic.The grant is part of the third round of funding from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, which launched the COVID-19 Response Fund in March.
DERBY, CT -- The Valley Community Foundation (VCF) announced it has awarded a total of $19,592 in its annual Community Grants Program to 10 community groups serving the Valley. These grants will support health initiatives, students, athletics, and more in the region.
NEW LONDON, CT -- The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut announces that the “Request for Proposal” (RFP) for the Neighbors for Neighbors Fund will be open on Monday, April 27, 2020. Grants from this fund are available to organizations serving the basic needs of residents of the Foundation’s 42-town region. The application deadline is 5 pm on Friday, May 8, 2020.
NEW YORK, NY -- A number of insurance foundations have played to their strengths in responding to the pandemic. Inside Philanthropy reviews their efforts includeding Connecticut insurers Cigna, The Hartford, and Travelers.
WATERBURY, CT -- Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills, an online giving event hosted by Connecticut Community Foundation for the eighth year, concluded a 36-hour flurry of giving at 7 p.m. on April 22 raising a record breaking $1.8 million.
NEW BRITAIN, CT -- The American Savings Foundation Board of Directors recently awarded 28 grants totaling $77,498 through the Foundation’s new Community Grants program.
HARTFORD, CT -- Today, the City of Hartford announced important initiatives designed to remove barriers to testing for Hartford residents, reduce the transmission of the virus within the Hartford community, and increase awareness and understanding of the coronavirus’ disproportionate impact in communities of color. The initiatives include partnerships with Hartford HealthCare, Trinity Health Of New England, the University of Connecticut’s School of Medicine, United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut, and CT Area Health Education Center (CT AHEC), as well as Federally Qualified Heath Centers.
WATERBURY, CT -- Webster Bank announced today a new program with The Governor’s Prevention Partnership that will enable The Partnership’s in-school mentoring program to transition to an online forum, allowing mentors to stay connected with mentees