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.
Developed by a group of key regional stakeholders, Metro Hartford Progress Points is a periodic 'check up' for the region to build greater understanding about issues facing the Greater Hartford 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.
"The core definition of philanthropy is 'love of humankind' and there are stories about everyday philanthropy all around us. We want to raise them up and shine a light on them."
— NANCY BENBEN, VP OF COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING, ON WORDS TO GIVE BY
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.
— LINDA KELLY, PRESIDENT, HARTFORD FOUNDATION FOR PUBLIC GIVING
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.
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.
The Hartford Foundation is hosting an evening with Dr. Robert Putnam, author of "Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis," on July 21, 2016.
Members have in-depth discussion of 2016 theme: “Addressing the Mental Health Challenge”
Connecticut State BioBlitz set a world record by collecting and identifying 2,765 different animal, plant and other species in the span of just 24-hours.
Grant will augment program for aspiring school principals.
The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has received a four-star rating for its strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency from Charity Navigator.
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.
Each year, the Hartford Foundation partners with generous individuals, families, and organizations to improve the quality of life across the region.