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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. [...]

Sestero Fund Supports Community Conversations, Mobile Medical Clinic and Other Glastonbury Projects

Apr 9, 2019 Funds to support the operation of Malta House’s mobile medical clinic and the Glastonbury MLK Community Initiative’s Community Conversations are among nearly $271,000 in grants awarded to nonprofits serving Glastonbury residents by the Norma and Natale Sestero Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. [...]

Hartford Foundation submits testimony in support of H.B. 7277, An Act Concerning the Creation of Land Bank

Mar 19, 2019 On Monday, March 18, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving submitted testimony to the General Assembly’s Planning and Development Committee. [...]

Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund Receives $200,000 Hartford Foundation Grant to Support Bilingual Legal Advocacy Services

Mar 18, 2019 CWEALF’s ’She Leads Justice’ Project to expand legal advocacy services and implement peer advocacy program to build leadership skills and engage clients in systemic change. [...]

Hartford Foundation Awards More Than $924,000 to Help Reduce Homelessness in Greater Hartford

Jan 8, 2019 More than 1,400 Greater Hartford individuals and families who are homeless or facing homelessness will receive much needed help thanks to the work of five area nonprofit agencies and funding of more than $924,000 from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. [...]

In an Effort to Reduce Violence in Hartford’s Most Dangerous Neighborhoods, Five Community Organizations form the Hartford Community Safety Coalition

Nov 19, 2018 Five local nonprofit agencies have created the Hartford Community Safety Coalition (CSC) as an organic response to the rising incidence of violent crime in Hartford. [...]

Hartford Foundation Awards $560,000 in Grants to Support Food Programs, Other Basic Services

Nov 5, 2018 The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is awarding grants totaling $560,000 to 69 nonprofit agencies that provide food and other basic human needs to residents throughout Greater Hartford. [...]

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