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Hartford Foundation Grant to Support Construction of Universally Accessible Playground for East Hartford’s Pitkin Elementary School

Oct 17, 2019 Parent-led nonprofit with community support collaborates with anonymous donor to raise more than $400,000 to create playground [...]

Hartford Foundation Launches Get Out the Vote/Get Out the Count Initiative

Sep 23, 2019 Hartford Foundation Awards $448,400 In Grants to 20 Organizations to support Voter Registration and Census Campaign [...]

Greater Together Community Funds Meeting Recap: Hartford

Sep 19, 2019 Greater Together Community Funds Meeting Recap: Hartford [...]

Greater Together Community Funds Meeting Recap: East Windsor, Ellington, Somers, South Windsor and Tolland

Sep 17, 2019 Greater Together Community Funds Meeting Recap: East Windsor, Ellington, Somers, South Windsor and Tolland [...]

A Call to Action: Black Philanthropy

Sep 11, 2019 Approximately 90 people gathered at the Pond House in West Hartford to hear the dynamic presentation from scholar and author Dr. Tyrone McKinley Freeman on “The Past, Present and Future of Black Generosity.” [...]

Hartford Foundation Commits $1 Million for Potential 2020 Presidential Debate in Hartford

Sep 3, 2019 The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has committed $1 Million to the Debate 2020 Local Organizing Committee [...]

Black Philanthropy

Aug 27, 2019 400 years ago, the first African men and women were sold into slavery in America, starting a lineage of courageous ancestors who pulled themselves up, as individuals and as a collective, by their own bootstraps, built the infrastructure of this country and accomplished greatness through their commitment, faith, resilience, and intelligence. [...]

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. [...]

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