This joint publication of The Funders Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities and the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and New York, looks at four cities and how place-based funders are helping in post-recession economic recovery.
NORWALK, CT -- Examining regional demographics, economic opportunity, education, health, quality of life, and happiness, Fairfield County Community Wellbeing Index 2016 was released by DataHaven, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation and a team of leaders from regional hospitals, foundations, government agencies, and community organizations.
In this recorded webinar, learn more about ALICE and the work that United Ways and many great community partners are doing to help ALICE achieve financial security through an informational webinar hosted by the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy.
The third edition of Metro Hartford Progress Points, driven by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, is the result of collaboration between nine stakeholders representing local government, businesses, nonprofits, academic and philanthropic institutions and organizations committed to making long-term progress in our region. The report includes a timeline of past efforts aimed at addressing the region’s long-standing challenges, not to be disheartening, but instead to highlight where positive changes have been made and how our region remains committed to learning from our collective past while working to create opportunities for all Greater Hartford residents.
Access the slide deck from the Workforce Affinity Group meeting, held on March 7, 2016.
Resources for further reading related to Giving in Connecticut, published December 2015.
Capital Workforce Partners produces the quarterly "Occupation Insights Reports for Hartford County." Contents Include: Jobs Growth and Online Postings in Hartford County; Top 20 Occupations; Top 20 Middle Occupations and Talent Demand by Skills.
In 2014–15, the Latino Endowment Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving focused on the issue of English Language Learners (ELL)* through a series of forums. This report examines what they learned and highlights the opportunities and the challenges of increased cultural and linguistic diversity.