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CT Viewpoints Op-ed: State leaders Must Act to Create Sustainable, Equitable, Inclusive Growth

Apr 26, 2018 An op-ed piece by Jay Williams, President of the Hartford Foundation, Juanita T. James, President & CEO, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, William W. Ginsberg, President & CEO, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, and Maryam Elahi, President & CEO, Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut was published on CTViewpoints.org discussing the recent recommendations of the Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth. [...]

The Hartford Foundation Receives $50,000 Grant from Travelers Foundation to Meet the Needs of Individuals and Families Relocating from Puerto Rico

Mar 28, 2018 The Hartford Foundation established the Respond-Rebuild-Renew Fund in response to the growing needs faced by individuals and families relocating to Greater Hartford following natural disasters. [...]

Hartford Foundation Education Committee Testimony HB 5448 Education and Workforce Alignment

Mar 15, 2018 On Wednesday, March 14 the Foundation offered testimony before the legislature’s Education Committee in support of HB 5448, An Act Concerning Education and Workforce Alignment. [...]

Connecticut Community Foundations Collaborate to Support New Journalism Series on Impact of State Fiscal Crisis

Mar 12, 2018 CT Mirror Series will focus on fiscal crisis’ impact on nonprofit sector and wealth disparities in Connecticut [...]

Regional Leaders to Craft Economic Strategy for the Hartford Metropolitan Region

Feb 26, 2018 A coalition of regional leaders in business, transportation, and community development have launched a project to move the region’s economy forward. [...]

Hartford Foundation-Sponsored Survey of Displaced Persons from Hurricanes Moving into Region is Underway

Feb 26, 2018 In the aftermath of the hurricanes Maria and Irma, there has been little data on the long-term impact of displaced individuals and families relocating to Greater Hartford. [...]

Southside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance Receives $302,000 Grant to Reduce Unemployment in Hartford’s South End

Feb 21, 2018 “Walk to Work” program will connect south end residents with available jobs at Hartford Hospital, CCMC and Trinity College [...]

Hartford Foundation’s Respond-Rebuild-Renew Fund Awards $200,000 Grant to Support Residents Impacted by Relocation from the Caribbean and other Disaster Areas

Feb 12, 2018 Individuals and families who will be terminated from Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA)-supported transitional housing and others in need of emergency services will continue to receive support thanks to a $200,000 grant from the Hartford Foundation’s Respond-Rebuild-Renew Fund. [...]

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