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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.” [...]

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. [...]

Joint Giving Circle Event: Greater Together: A Look Ahead

Feb 19, 2019 More than 70 members of Hartford Foundation’s Black Giving Circle Fund, Catalyst Endowment Fund, and Latino Endowment Fund came together to hear more about the Hartford Foundation’s new strategic framework and discuss how this new focus will impact the work of their respective giving circles. [...]

The Black Giving Circle Fund at Hartford Foundation awards $20,000 to local organizations to support Black Youth

Jan 24, 2019 The Black Giving Circle Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving awarded grants to the Legacy Foundation of Hartford and Hartford Parent University. [...]

The Black Giving Circle Fund Announces Successful Fundraising Campaign

Sep 24, 2018 Black Giving Circle Fund Raises $25,000 Making It Eligible for Matching $25,000 Contribution from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. [...]

Joint Giving Circle Event Explores “The Power of the Giving Circle: From Collective Giving to Collective Impact”

Jul 31, 2018 More than 30 members of Hartford Foundation’s Black Giving Circle Fund, Catalyst Endowment Fund, and Latino Endowment Fund came together to share their experiences in collective giving, what motivates them to be involved. [...]

Hartford Foundation Announces $25,000 Matching Contribution For Black Giving Circle Fund

Sep 29, 2017 This year the Black Giving Circle Fund has chosen to address the issue of financial literacy for children and youth. [...]

Black Giving Circle Fund Members Continue Learning on Topic of Financial Literacy for Youth

Jul 25, 2017 On June 22, members and guests of the Black Giving Circle Fund gathered at the Hartford Foundation for the group’s second meeting of 2017. [...]

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