NORWALK, CT -- As Connecticut looks forward to Election Day on November 6, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF) has awarded 18 grants to civic-minded organizations that are determined to energize and educate the community to vote.
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HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Foundation Civic Engagement Project: Get Out the Vote Campaign is a nonpartisan initiative of the Hartford Foundation to increase the voter engagement of historically disenfranchised community members. The Request for Proposal deadline is August 1, 2018.
WELLESLEY, MA -- Physician practices in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire will receive grant funding this year from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care’s Quality Grants Program. Harvard Pilgrim’s 19th annual grant program will fund 11 initiatives up to $100,000 with each designed to improve care delivery and reduce costs within a variety of care delivery models.
NEW BRITAIN, CT -- For more than 75 years, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has known that to fulfill its role as a community leader, partner and funder of vital programs and services in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington, it needs a strong base of support in the way of engaged donors, partners and supporters. Thanks to a variety of well-received new initiatives, the Foundation is making major inroads in boosting community engagement and support, inroads that bode well for the Foundation’s future.
MERIDEN, CT -- Universal Health Care Foundation’s Voter Engagement Project Grants are a nonpartisan initiative to engage voters across the state to focus on elevating health care issues in the 2018 election season. The proposal deadline is June 8, 2018.
HARTFORD, CT—At its March board meeting, the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy voted Kathryn Luria (Woodbury), senior vice president of community affairs and director of philanthropy for Webster Bank, as the new board chair, to replace outgoing Chair Judith Meyers, president and CEO of Children’s Fund of Connecticut.
GREENWICH, CT -- Celebrating 20 years of community impact, Billie Jean King was the featured keynote speaker at Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s Fund for Women & Girls. Close to 1,000 friends and supporters from Connecticut and beyond were part of this auspicious event held at the Hyatt Regency in Greenwich.
NEW BRITIAN, CT -- Hospital for Special Care President and Chief Executive Officer Lynn Ricci is the new board chair of the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB) and will serve in that capacity for the next two years in succession of retired Hospital of Central Connecticut President and CEO Laurence Tanner.
HARTFORD, CT -- In May 2017, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving launched “Spark Funds,” three new current-use funds developed to ignite and more closely engage the community in its strategic work of supporting education, family economic security and vibrant communities.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the community foundation for 29 communities in Greater Hartford, awarded more than $ 34.5 million in grants to the region’s nonprofit agencies and educational institutions in 2017.
NORWALK, CT -- Fairfield County Giving Day starts at midnight on March 1st! This is Fairfield County’s biggest philanthropic day of the year, when everyone has the chance to be a philanthropist and to support causes nearest to their hearts!