DULUTH, GA -- More than 200 students from 42 veterinary schools in the U.S. and six other countries will forego vacation this summer and spend time in labs and classrooms. They will conduct hands-on research, network with academic and industry leaders and develop presentations of their research that they will share at a symposium in Boston in late July.
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FARMINGTON, CT -- One of the many questions surrounding the pending merger between UTC and Massachusetts-headquartered Raytheon, announced almost simultaneously with this year’s Special Olympics, is what happens next year? Will the merged company, Raytheon Technologies, continue to support nonprofit organizations in Connecticut to the extent that UTC has, in many instances, for decades. That remains a question not only at Special Olympics, but at nonprofit organizations large and small throughout the state.
HARTFORD, CT -- Comcast NBCUniversal today announced that it has awarded $50,000 in scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year to 17 Connecticut students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Following a victory in Congress last year, when it staved off a looming tax penalty that would have forced it to change its structure or go out of business, Newman’s Own has intensified a plan to increase the number of groups that follow its profits-to-charity model.
New grants bring total fleet of HPHC-funded mobile markets to eight in New England, helping to increase access to healthy food for low-income families
NORWALK, CT -- The Norwalk River Valley Trail (NRVT) has received $20,000 in grants from Newman’s Own Foundation, the independent foundation created by the late actor and philanthropist, Paul Newman.
HARTFORD, CT -- United Technologies Corporation (UTC) is once again the Presenting Sponsor of FIRSTNew England Hartford Event and the New England District Championship. This is UTC’s 24th season sponsoring FIRST providing support and mentors to hundreds of teams across in the United States and across the world.
FARMINGTON, CT -- United Technologies Corp., a leader in aerospace and building technologies, announced a strategic partnership with Girls Who Code as part of a comprehensive effort to help address the under-representation of women and minorities in the technology sector.
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.
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.