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NEW BRITAIN, CT -- Connecticut utility regulators have given tentative approval to the $3 billion acquisition of New Haven-based UIL Holdings Corp. by Spanish energy giant Iberdrola. The state’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority issued its 45-page ruling Tuesday with numerous conditions that Iberdola must meet as a requirement for approval, including that UIL and its subsidiaries must keep charitable and philanthropic giving at a level between $500,000 and $800,000 over the next four years.
NORWALK, CT -- Fairfield County’s Community Foundation is pleased to welcome seven new members to its board of directors. All were recently elected to serve a three-year term. They include: Clay Fowler of Pound Ridge; Gerald M. Fox III of Stamford; Michelle Garvey and Don Kendall of Weston; Maya Tichio of Greenwich; Briggs Tobin of Ridgefield; and Bruce Winningham of Old Greenwich.
HARTFORD, CT -- More families, as well as community health workers and Hartford Public School educators will now have access to information on how to better identify mental health issues in children and how to access available services thanks to a three-year, $149,500 Hartford Foundation grant to the National Alliance on Mental Illness Connecticut (NAMI Connecticut) to support implementing the Children’s Mental Health Disparity Initiative in Hartford. By helping parents, educators, and nonprofit staff to better recognize mental health issues and identify the services available both in and out of school, they can work together to assist children and advocate on their behalf.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- At its 20th Anniversary celebration luncheon, The Community Fund for Women & Girls, Greater New Haven’s permanent charitable endowment dedicated solely to advancing women and girls, announced it has awarded $203,740 in grants to eight nonprofit organizations serving women and girls in Greater New Haven and the Valley.
MIDDLETOWN, CT — As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, many Connecticut residents in our communities will struggle to provide a bountiful Thanksgiving meal for their families. Liberty Bank and 34 local Rotary Clubs are teaming up to make sure that everyone in central, eastern, and shoreline Connecticut can enjoy a bountiful Thanksgiving meal.
HARTFORD, CT– The Aurora Foundation, which supports women and girls in Greater Hartford, has awarded a $20,000 grant to Trinity College and four partner organizations to launch Free to Succeed, a pilot program designed to increase higher education opportunities for women being released from prison in Connecticut.
TORRINGTON, CT -- Donald K. Mayland of Lakeville, Conn. has been named to the board of directors of The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut, which provides philanthropic support to 20 towns in Litchfield County.
NEW BRITAIN, CT -- Major grants to local programs supporting early childhood development – including $38,000 to the Consolidated School District of New Britain’s three Family Resource Centers and $30,000 to the Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington – top a list of nearly $200,000 in grant awards recently approved by the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain.
NORWALK, CT — Fairfield County’s Community Foundation launched its Thrive by 25 initiative with a highly attended, successful Kick-off Breakfast at the Trumbull Marriott this past Thursday. At the event, JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced that the organization is expanding their commitment to CT, joining the Community Foundation in supporting the Pathways to Careers Fairfield County pilot with a $200,000 grant.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region’s largest grantmaker and charitable endowment, announces the winners of the Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity for students who came up with distinctive solutions to problems faced by their schools, communities, and families. Next Deadline for Applications: April 30, 2016
HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving built a new website where users can identify themselves and their contributions and develop a greater sense of community to motivate them to do more to support the place they call home.
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HARTFORD, CT -- The Anti-Defamation League will honor The Honorable Nancy Wyman, John J. Patrick, Jr., and JoAnn H. Price at the 2015 Greater Hartford Torch of Liberty Award Reception at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 1, in West Hartford, Connecticut.