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.
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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!
HARTFORD, CT -- The National Fund for Workforce Solutions today announced that it is awarding $100,000 to Workforce Solutions of Metro Hartford to advance job quality strategies in the manufacturing and healthcare industries. The grants, made possible through The Prudential Foundation, will enable local employers to incorporate new skill development strategies and business practices that will improve their competitiveness and result in better jobs for workers.
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NEW BRITAIN and WATERBURY, CT -- The cities of New Britain and Waterbury have made significant progress on many key human services issues over the past decade, according to the “2018: A Demographic, Social & Environmental Scan,” reports released by the American Savings Foundation. The Foundation released a separate report for each city.
NORWALK, CT -- Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s Advocacy Series launched this year’s program with Legislative Forums in December with a focus on strengthening relationships between nonprofit leaders and elected officials to encourage them to work together for community improvement. The Advocacy Series will run through May 2018 and was developed to help nonprofit leaders build the relationships, knowledge and skills to make them better advocates for their organizations and the communities they serve.
HARTFORD, CT -- In early 2018, up to five winning teams will be selected for larger Working Cities Challenge awards expected to be $450,000-$475,000 to implement their initiatives over a three-year period.
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HARTFORD, CT -- In an effort to promote financial literacy learning for black youth in Hartford, the YMCA of Metropolitan Hartford has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Black Giving Circle at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to support financial literacy programming offered to over 200 youth participating in YMCA programs.