The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has established a $100,000 Community Fund for the Town of Bloomfield.

The purpose of the Community Funds is to:

  • support the community in taking ownership around the needs in their towns
  • encourage broad and inclusive civic engagement and
  • anchor the Hartford Foundation in each town.

Your town will form an advisory committee that is inclusive and reflective of all town residents, to manage a participatory process to identify your town's needs and allocate community funds.

Selection Committee Members

The role of the selection committee is to select the first Advisory Committee members and ensure that it is inclusive and reflective of all town residents.

The selection committee members for your town are:

Claudia Gwardyak, Sheila Crocker, Gwen Findlay, Pat Miller, Carol Scully, Pansy Archer, Jim Mull, Maggie Willard

Click here to read the Selection Committee Conflict of Interest Policy


A Message From Bloomfield's Selection Committee:
Attention Bloomfield residents! Can you imagine what you might be able to do in Bloomfield with a pool of charitable dollars? Your participation is needed! Read More.


The Bloomfield Selection Committee is Now Accepting Advisory Committee Applications
If you are interested in applying to serve on Bloomfield’s Advisory Committee, please download the application HERE.

Please complete and submit the application by Tuesday, March 10 to


For any questions, please contact

Community Funds Toolkits

We have created toolkits for Community Funds participants and selection committee members. Click here to view or download the toolkits, and for frequently asked questions about funding