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Children’s Museum Receives Grant to Bring STEAM to Hartford’s Latinx Children

Jan 17, 2020 To increase access to STEAM experiences for 800 Hartford Latinx children, the Latino Endowment Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has awarded The Children’s Museum a one-year, $20,000 grant to support its “Bringing STEAM to Hartford Latinx Children & Families” program. [...]

Terry Schmitt Named Chair of Catalyst Endowment Fund at Hartford Foundation

Jan 15, 2020 Long-time West Hartford resident Terry Schmitt has been named chair of the steering committee for the Catalyst Endowment Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the community foundation serving the 29-town Greater Hartford region. [...]

Hartford Foundation Awards More Than $900,000 to Help Reduce Homelessness in Greater Hartford

Jan 14, 2020 More than 1,400 Greater Hartford individuals and families who are facing homelessness will receive much needed help thanks to the work of five area nonprofit agencies and funding of more than $928,000 from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. [...]

Hartford Foundation Awards $750,000 Grant to Our Piece of the Pie in Support of the Hartford Youth Service Corps

Nov 15, 2019 The Hartford Youth Service Corps (HYSC) was created by Mayor Luke Bronin in 2016 to reengage at-risk or disconnected youth in paid service learning and academic and workforce development support to help them get back in school or on the path to a job. [...]

Breaking the Cycle of Juvenile Justice Involvement: COMPASS Youth Collaborative and the Peace Center of Connecticut Receive Grants from the Catalyst Endowment Fund at the Hartford Foundation

Nov 5, 2019 An estimated 3,000 children enter Connecticut’s juvenile justice system each year. Once released from custody, about 75 percent of those youthful offenders are rearrested, with the majority being recommitted. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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