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Hartford Foundation Submits Testimony on H.B. 7075, An Act Concerning Economic Development

Feb 14, 2019 On Thursday, February 14, 2019, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving submitted testimony to the Legislature’s Banking Committee on H.B. 7075, An Act Concerning Economic Development Banking Committee. [...]

Hartford Foundation Submits Testimony in Support of H.B. 6892, An Act Concerning the State's Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development

Feb 14, 2019 On Thursday, February 14, 2019, the Hartford Foundation submitted testimony to the Legislature’s Housing Committee in support of H.B. 6892, An Act Concerning the State's Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development. [...]

Hartford Foundation Submits Testimony in Support of H.B. 6274 An Act Increasing the Neighborhood Assistance Act Annual Tax Credit Cap.

Feb 14, 2019 On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving submitted testimony to the Legislature’s Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee in support of H.B. 6274 An Act Increasing the Neighborhood Assistance Act Annual Tax Credit Cap. [...]

Hartford Foundation submits testimony supporting S. B. 54, An Act Concerning a Landlord's Ability to Review Criminal Records Relating to a Prospective Tenant and H.B. 5713, An Act Concerning Inquiries about the Criminal Convictions of a Prospective Tenant

Feb 11, 2019 On Tuesday, February 7, 2019, the Hartford Foundation submitted testimony in support of two separate pieces of legislation which would each establish a defined "lookback period" for landlords conducting criminal background checks upon a prospective tenant. [...]

Engaging Citizens from the Ground Up: Hartford Foundation Announces Get Out The Vote Initiative

Aug 21, 2018 The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has launched a nonpartisan Get Out The Vote initiative for Greater Hartford. [...]

Capital Workforce Partners and the BEST Chance Partnership Receive $400,000 Grant from Hartford Foundation to Support Jobs Program for Returning Citizens

Aug 15, 2018 Capital Workforce Partners and the BEST Chance Partnership are excited to announce that the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving will provide $400,000 in funding to serve returning citizens with career services, workforce training, job placement/retention and support services in the Capitol Region. [...]

Hartford Foundation Staff Appointed to State Legislative Advisory Groups on Housing Opportunities for Returning Citizens and Connecticut Data Analysis Technology

Aug 10, 2018 While providing legislative testimony or lobbying legislators on specific proposals are often the most visible forms of public policy engagement, there is a broad range of activities that can shape policy. [...]

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. [...]

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