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Sestero Fund Supports Community Conversations, Mobile Medical Clinic and Other Glastonbury Projects

Apr 9, 2019 Funds to support the operation of Malta House’s mobile medical clinic and the Glastonbury MLK Community Initiative’s Community Conversations are among nearly $271,000 in grants awarded to nonprofits serving Glastonbury residents by the Norma and Natale Sestero Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. [...]

Catalyst Endowment Fund Begins Exploration on “Breaking the Cycle: Juvenile Justice”

Apr 2, 2019 Approximately 80 members and guests attended the first meeting of the 2019 Catalyst Endowment Fund at the Chrysalis Center in Hartford on March 21 to begin exploring this year’s theme, “Breaking the Cycle: Juvenile Justice.” [...]

Hartford Foundation for Public Giving 2019 Session Legislative Update #1

Mar 27, 2019 As the General Assembly has reached the halfway point of the 2019 legislative session, here is an update on the testimony the Hartford Foundation has submitted to the legislature so far this year. [...]

Hartford Foundation Submits Testimony in Support of S.B. 1080 An Act Concerning a Two-Generational Initiative

Mar 21, 2019 On Thursday, March 21, the Hartford Foundation submitted testimony to the Legislature’s Human Services Committee. [...]

Listening Tour Recap: Simsbury

Mar 20, 2019 On Thursday, March 14, our Greater Together Listening Tour made its final stop at the Simsbury Public Library. [...]

Hartford Foundation submits testimony in support of H.B. 7277, An Act Concerning the Creation of Land Bank

Mar 19, 2019 On Monday, March 18, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving submitted testimony to the General Assembly’s Planning and Development Committee. [...]

Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund Receives $200,000 Hartford Foundation Grant to Support Bilingual Legal Advocacy Services

Mar 18, 2019 CWEALF’s ’She Leads Justice’ Project to expand legal advocacy services and implement peer advocacy program to build leadership skills and engage clients in systemic change. [...]

Hartford Foundation submits testimony on two bills to studies on economic development, seeking a focus on strategies to promote inclusive economic opportunities for all residents

Mar 12, 2019 On Tuesday, March 12, the Hartford Foundation submitted testimony in support of two pieces of legislation that would require the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development to study a wide range of issues related to economic development. [...]

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