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.
It is time to prioritize prevention and the well-being of Connecticut’s communities, families and children and H.B. 5040 sets us on that path.
We know that the lack of access to identity documents including associated fees, such as birth certificates and state issued ID’s, are a significant barrier for youth and young adults who are experiencing homelessness and housing instability.
The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the community foundation for 29 cities and towns in Greater Hartford, awarded more than $36.8 million in grants to the region’s nonprofit agencies in 2019.
In July 2019, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving and the Connecticut Office of the Arts released the Greater Hartford Arts Landscape Study. The study identified several disparities in access to and use of arts resources, inequities within the arts workforce, and mult[...]
We know that Connecticut is one of the most racially and economically segregated states in the nation and much of this can be attributed to exclusionary local zoning practices. In the 29-town Greater Hartford region the Foundation supports, 38 percent of all low-income housi[...]
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.