The Hartford Foundation has awarded $448,400 in grants to area nonprofits dedicated to increasing voter engagement and census participation of underrepresented residents of Greater Hartford.
The Hartford Foundation has created 29 new funds, one for each of the towns in our region.---!>
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.
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.
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.
The Hartford Foundation’s new strategic plan supports efforts to ensure that all Greater Hartford residents have access to quality, affordable housing in high opportunity neighborhoods. We support efforts and partnerships to address housing needs in our region including plan[...]
On an annual basis, the Foundation provides approximately $1 million to local nonprofit organizations to provide access to emergency shelter, housing subsidies, case management, eviction prevention/landlord negotiation, employment services, and housing services to residents’[...]
Norma and Natale Sestero were longtime residents of Glastonbury who established the fund through their charitable remainder trusts. Their fund supports organizations that benefit people and institutions in Glastonbury in the areas of culture, health, education, social welfar[...]
Over the past year, the Hartford Foundation has been working with its community foundation partners from throughout the state to develop inclusive growth policies and strategies that support the residents in our urban communities.
West Hartford resident and businessman Nicholas M. Sheridan has been named chair of the Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the community foundation serving the 29-town Greater Hartford region.
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.