Funds 2017-06-06T20:01:48+00:00


For over 90 years, generous donors have created funds and built our endowment, guaranteeing the endurance of our resources and the progress it supports. The creation of 35 new funds in 2016 grew the total number of charitable funds at the Hartford Foundation to 1,153. 


The Hartford Foundation is proud to partner with the individuals, families and organizations who created new funds in 2016. Some of their inspiring stories have been highlighted in this annual report.

See the full list of new funds created in 2016 below. New funds will also be highlighted in our special summer edition of “Conversations”.

  • Anonymous No. 49 Fund
  • Anonymous No. 50 Fund
  • Shyaam Bachman Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Stephen Benedetto Fund
  • Fund in Honor of David Borden
  • Jim and Anne Carroll Fund
  • Grace D. Cassell Fund
  • Covenant Preparatory School Endowment Fund
  • Vinel Edward Dent Memorial Fund
  • Teresa and Carmela D’Esopo Fund
  • Elena Haynes DeVaughn, Ph.D. Fund
  • Drew Charles Goulet Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Greater Hartford Jaycees Fund
  • Alyce F. and David H. Hild Fund
  • Historical Society of Glastonbury Endowment Fund
  • ImmaCare Endowment Fund
  • Linda J. Kelly Family Scholarship Fund
  • Melissa Joy Molin Memorial Fund
  • Arnold W. Nelson, Barbara O. Nelson and June Billingham Nelson Fund
  • Oak Hill Endowment Fund
  • Pomeroy-Brace Fund
  • Pomeroy-Brace Scholarship Fund
  • JoAnn Price Fund
  • Herbert J. Prouty Fund
  • Neal R. Seigel Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Aubrey M. Seppa Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Haig Shahverdian Scholarship Fund
  • James B. and Julie Hovey Slimmon, Jr. Fund
  • Slimmon Fund for Arts Education
  • Howard and Mary Alice Spencer Fund
  • Prasad Srinivasan Family Fund
  • Toward a Sustainable Future Fund
  • Valley Falls Farm Fund


People who want to create or contribute to a fund at the Hartford Foundation have a range of options, including:

  • Unrestricted Funds
  • Donor-advised Funds
  • Scholarship Funds
  • Field-of-Interest Funds
  • Designated Funds
  • Organizational Endowment Funds
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View all 1,153 funds and their balances, organized by type of fund. Funds marked in blue received additions during 2016.

In the Donate section of our website, you can also view funds by category (education, environment, etc.), alphabetically or by town, or search for a specific fund. Results include a brief description of the fund.

See the Full List


The 1925 Society honors a special group of donors who have made a provision for a legacy gift to the Hartford Foundation as part of their will, estate and/or financial plan. We gratefully acknowledge these donors for their generosity, foresight and leadership in creating an enduring legacy for Greater Hartford.

See the Full List