WINDHAM, CT -- The Windham Area Women & Girls Fund of the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut and the Jeffrey P. Ossen Family Foundation have teamed up to support 13 projects that should directly improve the lives of area women and girls in the coming year.
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HARTFORD, CT -- The United Ways of Connecticut have recently signed on with five other states (including New Jersey) for studies on ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed — someone who has a job but doesn’t make enough to support an individual)
WINDHAM, CT -- Thanks to 99 gifts it received in the last month of 2013, the Windham Women & Girls Fund increased its permanent endowment to $275,000 and directed another $27,000 in grants to social concerns in the region.
NORWALK, CT -- Dr. Maya Angelou, a celebrated poet, educator, historian and civil rights activist, will be the keynote speaker at the Fairfield County annual luncheon on April 3 at the Hyatt Regency in Greenwich.
NEW CANAAN, CT -- On May 7th, the Foundation is hosting a benefit luncheon to raise funds for their Touch A Life program, which helps New Canaan residents with urgent financial needs.
BRISTOL, CT -- The 13th Annual Wonder of Women (WOW) event, held by by the Women & Girls’ Fund at Main Street Community Foundation, will be Monday, April 28, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, CT. The event will feature guest speaker Cari Champion of ESPN.
BRISTOL, CT -- Earlier this week, the Women & Girls’ Fund at Main Street Community Foundation held its annual event, the Wonder of Women (WOW). 350 people attended to not only support women and girls in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott, but also to hear a nationally recognized broadcast journalist speak.
WINDHAM, CT -- Maryam Elahi, the new president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut and others, including Eileen Ossen, president of the Ossen Foundation, give their comments at a Friday breakfast celebrating the work of the Windham Area Women and Girls Fund.
WINDHAM, CT -- More than 150 guests gathered at Eastern Connecticut State University on Friday, May 16th 2014 to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the start of the Windham area Women & Girls’ Fund, an initiative of the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut.
BRISTOL, CT -- The Women & Girls’ Fund of Main Street Community Foundation is offering a free informational luncheon to nonprofit organizations and social service providers serving women and girls in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott. The luncheon will be held on Thursday, June 26, 2014 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Tunxis Community College in Building 600, rooms 126-127.
HARTFORD, CT -- United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut Women’s Leadership Council’s third annual Power of the Purse was a record-success, raising more than $222,000 that will directly support the financial literacy and success of Hartford women and families.
HARTFORD, CT -- Girl Scouts of Connecticut has received a $25,000 grant from the Aetna Foundation to launch a pilot of its Live Healthy, Lead Healthy in Hartford’s Asylum Hill neighborhood.
NORWALK, CT -- Family & Children’s Agency (FCA) is the recipient of a $10,000 grant from the Fairfield County Community Foundation’s Fund for Women and Girls to support Girls’ Challenge, a component of the After School Program. Girls’ Challenge is designed to develop and strengthen positive peer relations, internal resources and leadership skills in the female students within the After School Program.
WATERBURY, CT — Connecticut Community Foundation (CCF) has just awarded local nonprofit organizations over $60,000 in grants. Four groups will share $34,253 in LitLinks P3 grants, which provide resources to preschools, public schools, and parents to develop joint solutions to better prepare children for kindergarten.
NORTHWEST, CT -- The McCall Foundation and Explorations Charter School have received grants from the Women & Girls Fund at the Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut.
NORWALK, CT -- A $20,000 grant from the Fairfield County's Community Foundation will allow Girl Scouts of Connecticut to serve 1,200 girls ages seven to 10 in Greenwich, Stamford, Norwalk and Bridgeport.
HARTFORD, CT -- Fourteen Greater Hartford -based organizations serving women and girls will receive $90,000 in 2014 grants from the Aurora Women and Girls Foundation Inc., serving Greater Hartford.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Aurora Women and Girls Foundation will present its 9th annual Signature Breakfast — Driving Change for Women and Girls on Oct. 15 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Hartford Marriott Downtown. Beverly Greenberg will be honored as the 2014 Aurora Woman Philanthropist of the Year.
GROTON, CT -- Maryam Elahi, President & CEO of the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, recently participated in a panel discussion focusing on Women and Leadership.
GROTON, CT -- Maryam Elahi, President & CEO of the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, recently participated in a panel discussion focusing on Women and Leadership. The event, hosted by the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, took place on Friday, September 26, 2014.