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.
HARTFORD, CT -- This year, Everyday Democracy launched the first annual Paul and Joyce Aicher Leadership in Democracy Award, which will honor its founders, and people and organizations whose work embodies their vision with a $10,000 cash award. The award winner will be announced November 15th.
NORWALK, CT -- For a quarter of a century, Fairfield County has reaped the rewards from a group of visionary business and community leaders who had the foresight to merge their respective foundations to enhance the region at large. They knew the region’s inequities, disparities and needs were significant and realized that together they could make a greater impact to better the lives of the county’s residents.
WASHINGTON, DC -- As part of its continued effort to address social determinants of health, the Aetna Foundation announced today more than $2 million in grants to 25 nonprofit organizations across the U.S., as part of its Cultivating Healthy Communities initiative.
HARTFORD, CT -- With a grant from the Connecticut Health Foundation, the Center for Children’s Advocacy will develop an in-school model for identifying the mental and physical health needs of immigrant children and helping them get the care they need.