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Hartford Foundation Sponsors Report on K-12 School District Regionalization

Jun 28, 2018 Report finds mixed results in school regionalization efforts and calls for consideration of deconsolidation of larger districts [...]

Hartford Foundation for Public Giving’s 2018 Legislative Session Wrap Up

Jun 13, 2018 The 2018 Legislative Session of the Connecticut Legislative Session adjourned on May 9. [...]

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. [...]

Testimony Regarding HB 5583 An Act Concerning A Tax Credit for Employers That Employ Individuals Convicted of a Felony and Allowing Access to the Neighborhood Assistance Tax Credit by Certain Businesses

Mar 30, 2018 The Hartford Foundation submitted testimony to the legislature’s Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee on Monday, March 2 in support of House Bill 5583, An Act Concerning A Tax Credit for Employers That Employ Individuals Convicted of a Felony and Allowing Access to the Neighborhood Assistance Tax Credit by Certain Businesses. [...]

Testimony Regarding HB 5531 An Act Concerning Enhanced Employment Opportunities for Incarcerated Individuals

Mar 28, 2018 On Wednesday, March 28, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving offered testimony to the legislature’s Judiciary Committee in support of House Bill 5531, An Act Concerning Enhanced Employment Opportunities for Incarcerated Individuals. [...]

Hartford Foundation Legislative Testimony on Senate BIll 6, An Act Implementing the Governor's Budget Recommendations for General Government

Mar 28, 2018 On Wednesday, March 28, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving offered testimony to the General Assembly’s Appropriations Committee in support of provisions in Senate Bill 6: An Act Implementing the Governor’s Budget Recommendations for General Government. [...]

Hartford Foundation Joins Philanthropic Organizations Throughout the Nation in Support of a Fair and Accurate 2020 Census

Mar 21, 2018 The Hartford Foundation joined 120 of the nation’s largest and oldest nonpartisan philanthropic organizations and submitted a letter to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur L. Ross to support the Census Bureau’s efforts to achieve a fair and accurate census. [...]

Hartford Foundation Testimony on HB 5517 An Act Concerning Executive Branch Data Management and Processes

Mar 20, 2018 On Monday, March 19, 2018, Hartford Foundation Research and Community Indicators director Scott Gaul testified before the legislature’s General Administration and Elections Committee. [...]

Community Foundation Public Awareness Initiative

Mar 19, 2018 As part of the Community Foundation Public Awareness Initiative (CFPAI), an alliance of 115 community foundations of varying sizes in 45 states, the Hartford Foundation signed onto a letter to members of Congress to express any attempts to weaken or repeal the Johnson Amendment in the FY2018 omnibus Appropriations bill. [...]

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. [...]

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