your giving partner

Turn your generosity and your passion for our community into meaningful impact through
The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.

The Hartford Foundation Difference

  • IMPACT:  Bring your vision to life using our experience.
  • FLEXIBILITY:  Our funds are as unique as our donors.
  • EXPERTISE:  More than a fund manager—we are a philanthropic partner.
  • COMMUNITY:  Together, we can build a path to inclusion.

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With the Hartford Foundation, you have a number of ways to make a difference today and for years to come

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Whether you have a vision for a more inclusive community or another personal philanthropic goal, the Hartford Foundation is here to help maximize the impact of your giving.


Connect with peers who share your interests, explore different topics and decide as a group how to support your shared passion. We have a Giving Circle ready for you.

Endow Hartford 21

This new program provides endowment dollars to sustain the future of a cross-section of nonprofits across Greater Hartford.


Higher education can be the gateway to a promising career and a secure future. We can help you reach the students with the need and the readiness to access this crucial opportunity.

Stories of Giving

Our donors share the inspiration for their giving and how it has changed their lives.

Engage with your town

The Greater Together Community Funds support you and your neighbors in taking ownership of the needs in your town and encourage inclusive civic engagement throughout our region.

Define your Legacy

Join a special group of generous individuals providing for the future of our community by including a gift to the Hartford Foundation through a will, trust or estate plan.

Scholarship Recipients 2023

This year's Hartford Foundation scholarship recipients created videos to say thank you to donors. Watch here.

Greater Together 2023

Watch highlights from our annual celebration of giving, and learn about the impact of our work in the past year.

Stay Connected

From receiving our latest updates to sharing your ideas and making long-lasting commitments, we offer a range of ways we can work together to improve the quality of life in our region.

Start The Conversation
Bring your fund to life, contact:
Deborah Rothstein, J.D. Vice President of Development