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Hartford Foundation Grant to Hartford Consortium for Higher Education to Expand College and Career Program

Aug 12, 2019 For more than 30 years, the Hartford Consortium for Higher Education’s Career Beginnings program has been connecting Hartford-area high schools, businesses, volunteers/mentors and parents in a coordinated effort to ensure that more teenagers pursue higher education and fulfill their career goals. [...]

Hartford Foundation Grant to Foodshare Empowers Local Families

Aug 5, 2019 Funds will support efforts to encourage healthy food choices and will connect families to community resources [...]

Hartford Foundation Grant to Support Services for Child Victims of Sex Trafficking

Jul 26, 2019 In 2018, the Department of Children and Families (DCF) received 210 referrals for high-risk or confirmed child victims of sex trafficking in Connecticut. Of those, 153 (73 percent) were children of color and 35 were identified by DCF’s offices serving the Hartford region, Hartford and Manchester. [...]

1925 Society Members Learn the Secrets to Aging Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

Jul 16, 2019 The Hartford Foundation recently recognized he 1925 Society, a group of community-minded people who have committed to leave a legacy gift to the Foundation, with a lunch at the Pond House Café in West Hartford [...]

2019 Summer Youth Employment Program Will Serve More Than 1,000 Young People in Greater Hartford

Jul 11, 2019 Program supported by more than $2 million from the City of Hartford, the CT Department of Labor and the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving [...]

Hartford Foundation Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision to Reject Inclusion of Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census

Jun 28, 2019 The Supreme Court’s majority decision to reject the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census correctly recognized the importance of ensuring a fair and accurate count. [...]

Catalyst Endowment Fund Continues Exploration of “Breaking the Cycle: Juvenile Justice”

Jun 25, 2019 Approximately 90 members and guests attended the second meeting of the 2019 Catalyst Endowment Fund at Goodwin College to continue the group’s exploration of this year’s theme, “Breaking the Cycle: Juvenile Justice.” [...]

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