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 looks at progress in our region and asks the question, "what can we do differently?"
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.
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.
More than 150 recipients and their families attended.
These grants are expected to help more than 10,000 school-age youth in Greater Hartford participate in summer learning programs.
More than 300 people came to the Bushnell Performing Arts Center to hear Ibargüen’s keynote address on the state of our democracy, civic engagement and the role of the free press.
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.