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We work with donors, nonprofits and community leaders to put resources into action for Greater Hartford.

For 90 years, we have advanced equity and opportunity in our 29-town region. The map below illustrates the reach of our grants over the past five years, supporting over 650 nonprofits and those they serve.

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We serve 29 towns in Greater Hartford.
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Annual Report 2016

A look at the everyday actions that shape our community and create a more vibrant Greater Hartford.

VISIT OUR ANNUAL REPORT 2016 WEBSITE

Partnering with people invested in our community

Our donors bring a wide range of interests, convictions and ambitions to the table. We listen to and work closely with them to determine the type of fund that best suits their circumstances and philanthropic goals.

Respond-Rebuild-Renew Fund

A new way to support victims of disaster.

Create a Donor-Advised Fund

Give almost anywhere, anytime to any charity of your choice.

Spark Funds

Have a more immediate impact in areas that matter to you.

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"I give to improve life now and in the future for people in my community."

-Nelly Rojas Schwan, member of the Latino Endowment Fund, and part of our I Am A Philanthropist campaign

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Always learning from others

Every meaningful process starts with listening. We are committed to encouraging new ideas and new ways of collaborating as we respond to the highest, most pressing needs in the communities we serve.

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Our Mission: Putting philanthropy into action to create lasting solutions that result in vibrant communities within the Greater Hartford region.

Supporting those who do good work in the region

A diverse community calls for diversified investments. From building the capacity of nonprofits, to supporting the next generation of leaders, we are proud to put resources behind meaningful efforts.

Nonprofit Support Program Building effective and strong nonprofits
Scholarship Directory Achieve your goal of a college education
Start the Grant Seeking Process Nonprofits: Learn about requirements and steps
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Building a thriving community is a long term endeavor. 

Our carefully managed endowment guarantees the endurance of our resources and the progress it supports. Its strength allows us to protect tomorrow's assets while steadfastly addressing today's needs.

UNDERSTANDING OUR ENDOWMENT

New and noteworthy

Aug 15, 2018 Capital Workforce Partners and the BEST Chance Partnership Receive $400,000 Grant from Hartford Foundation to Support Jobs Program for Returning Citizens

Capital Workforce Partners and the BEST Chance Partnership are excited to announce that the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving will provide $400,000 in funding to serve returning citizens with career services, workforce training, job placement/retention and support servic[...]

Aug 10, 2018 Hartford Foundation Staff Appointed to State Legislative Advisory Groups on Housing Opportunities for Returning Citizens and Connecticut Data Analysis Technology

While providing legislative testimony or lobbying legislators on specific proposals are often the most visible forms of public policy engagement, there is a broad range of activities that can shape policy.

Aug 8, 2018 Listening Tour Recap: Windsor

On Tuesday, July 31, our Greater Together Listening Tour 2018 stopped at the Windsor Historical Society

Aug 8, 2018 Kindergarten Olympics – More Than Just Fun and Games

Children and families were having the time of their lives in May at East Hartford’s O'Connell School’s Kindergarten Olympics

Aug 1, 2018 Hartford Foundation Releases 2017 Annual Report

In 2017’s annual report, you will read stories about the impact all of us made to enrich lives and secure a better future for those who live in our region.

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Stay informed—and involved.

The Hartford Foundation is pleased to fund a variety of resources, that can help you stay informed about important community news, access local services you need, and find meaningful volunteer opportunities.

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This is the community’s vision of philanthropy.

Black Giving Circle Fund: $25,000 Matching Grants

The Hartford Foundation is currently matching donations to the Black Giving Circle Fund, up to $25,000. Now, you can multiply your generosity and impact.

The Hartford Foundation is currently matching donations to the Black Giving Circle Fund, up to $25,000. Now, you can multiply your generosity and impact. Learn more.
Latino Endowment Fund: $50,000 matching grants

The Knight Foundation is currently matching donations to the Latino Endowment Fund, up to $50,000. Together, we can multiply our generosity and impact. Learn more.
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New Funds and Planned Gifts

Each year, the Hartford Foundation partners with generous individuals, families, and organizations to improve the quality of life across the region.

THE STORIES BEHIND OUR NEWEST FUNDS

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