WATERBURY, CT -- Webster Bank today announced its 2018 Webster United Way Employee Campaign garnered a record-breaking $1.55 million through pledges from bankers as well as fundraising events and a corporate contribution – a $53,000 increase from 2017.
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HARTFORD, CT -- The documentary, “The Green Book: Guide to Freedom,” was shown at a special preview at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, in a showing coordinated by the Amistad Center for Art and Culture, Comcast, and the Smithsonian Channel. It marked the third year that Comcast has joined with the Amistad Center and Smithsonian Channel to bring a special presentation to Hartford during Black History month.
HARTFORD, CT -- Amid declining revenue streams, the Greater Hartford Arts Council says it's forged a new program with property and casualty insurer The Travelers Cos. to spur more arts investments.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- Holberton School New Haven, a college alternative for software engineers at the District Tech and Innovation Campus, today announced that it was awarded a $50,000 grant from Avangrid Foundation, the principal philanthropic arm of AVANGRID, Inc.
WELLESLEY, MA -- Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation today announced that it awarded more than $1.25 million in grants to 885 nonprofit organizations in more than 350 communities in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire in 2018. Since its inception in 1980, the Foundation has granted more than $150 million in funds throughout the four states.
HARTFORD, CT -- A $10,000 grant from the Cigna Foundation will help Hartford Public Library (HPL) staff with the training and supplies they need to assist victims of opioid drug overdoses.
BLOOMFIELD, CT -- The Cigna Foundation is donating $25,000 to the American Red Cross to help California residents recover from wildfires sweeping the state, and will match Cigna employee donations made to the American Red Cross, up to $100,000.
BLOOMFIELD, CT -- A three-year, $310,000 grant from the Cigna Foundation will enable March of Dimes to expand a new model of group prenatal care – Supportive Pregnancy Care – designed to help improve the health of moms and babies during pregnancy, labor and delivery and infancy.
NEW LONDON, CT -- In partnership with Comcast, New London’s Harbor Elementary School recently hosted the History Channel's Take A Veteran to School Day. Comcast employees who served in the armed forces, some of whom are still serving, spent the morning in 4th and 5th grade classrooms talking to the students about their military experience.
NORWALK, CT -- In celebration of Diageo’s Military Service Appreciation Month, Diageo hosted its third annual packing party (#JoinThePack) to benefit United States troops on November 1st.
MERIDEN, CT -- Cox Communications announced the award of $40,000 in “Tech Boosts” grants to four organizations devoted to improving the lives of children and families through technology-driven education to empower them to better futures.
Cox Charities Northeast, a charitable giving initiative of Cox Communications, is currently accepting applications for its 2019 Cox Charities Community Grant program. The application deadline is January 16, 2019.
HARTFORD, CT -- United Technologies Corporation (UTC) receives a recognition honoring the company’s 20-year sponsorship of the WTIC Holiday Stores.
NEWARK, NJ -- In response to the ongoing wildfires throughout California that have devasted communities and displaced thousands, Prudential is committing $100,000 to the California Community Foundation and has launched an employee matching gifts campaign of up to $25,000 to California Fire Foundation.
WELLESLEY, MA -- To assist communities in the Merrimack Valley affected by the devasting gas explosions on September 13, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care is establishing special procedures for emergency premium assistance for individuals directly enrolled. In addition to the emergency support to ensure coverage, the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation is donating $10,000 to the Greater Lawrence Disaster Relief Fund at the Essex County Community Fund.
NORWICH, CT -- The Chelsea Groton Foundation recently presented a grant donation of $100,000 to NCDC’s Global City Norwich program, to be used specifically for assisting multicultural entrepreneurs and small business owners who are interested in occupying storefront spaces in the Downtown area, or who currently own businesses and are looking to grow.
NEW LONDON, CT -- The National Coast Guard Museum Association, Inc. gratefully announces a generous pledge of $100,000 from the Chelsea Groton Foundation.
ROCKY HILL, CT -- Connecticut United Ways received a $10,000 grant from Webster Bank to support a new campaign to boost emergency savings for financially-struggling families. ALICE Saves will provide participants with cash rewards to kick-start a life-long habit of saving.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Salvation Army will celebrate the 29th Anniversary of the WTIC Holiday Store with a one day live broadcast from City Place downtown.