HARTFORD, CT -- This year, The Betty Knox Foundation will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary.
HARTFORD, CT -- Long-time West Hartford resident Kathleen Costello has been named chair of the steering committee for the Catalyst Endowment Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the community foundation serving the 29-town Greater Hartford region.
David Biemesderfer, President & CEO, Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers, on the opportunity to lead a vibrant and growing organization.
NEW YORK, NY -- Barnard has received the three largest gifts in its history, totaling $70 million, from three prominent New York families—$25 million from Cheryl Glicker Milstein ’82 and Philip Milstein; $25 million from the Tow Foundation on behalf of Leonard Tow and daughter Emily Tow Jackson ’88; and $20 million from Diana T. Vagelos ’55 and P. Roy Vagelos—each of whom have supported the College for three decades. The gifts, which will aid in the creation of a 128,000 square foot teaching and learning center, are also a key component in Barnard becoming one of the first liberal arts colleges among its peers to institute a distinct technology requirement, beginning with the class of 2020.
NEW CANAAN, CT -- New Canaan Community Foundation Executive Director Cynthia Gorey wrote an article for the New Canaan Advertiser about the meaning of charity and philanthropy.
WEST HARTFORD, CT -- The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford's Center for Innovative Philanthropy was featured in The Jewish Ledger "Trending Magazine." The Center for Innovative Philanthropy provides resources, education and proactive assistance to increase our community's collective capacity to do good.