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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 submits testimony on two bills to studies on economic development, seeking a focus on strategies to promote inclusive economic opportunities for all residents

Mar 12, 2019 On Tuesday, March 12, the Hartford Foundation submitted testimony in support of two pieces of legislation that would require the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development to study a wide range of issues related to economic development. [...]

Hartford Foundation submits testimony in support of H.B. 7317, An Act Concerning Urban and Rural Workforce Development

Mar 12, 2019 The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving submitted testimony to the legislature’s Labor and Public Employees Committee in support of H.B. 7317, An Act Concerning Urban and Rural Workforce Development. [...]

Hartford Foundation Public Policy Update: Hartford Foundation submits testimony in support of legislation to assist municipalities conducting Census outreach

Mar 8, 2019 The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving submitted testimony to the General Assembly’s Planning and Development Committee in support of H.B. 6563, An Act Establishing a Grant Program to Assist Municipalities in Census Outreach Programs. [...]

Public Policy Update: Hartford Foundation submits testimony in support of three bills to support child care providers and working families.

Mar 7, 2019 On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving submitted three pieces of testimony in support of legislation to increase compensation to child care providers and working families. In recognition of the need to attract and retain more educated and experienced child care providers, the Foundation supported S.B. 931, An Act Concerning Payments to Child Care Providers to increase pay for early care and education providers in state-funded programs. [...]

Hartford Foundation’s Record-Breaking Grantmaking Topped $38 Million in 2018

Feb 27, 2019 The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the community foundation for 29 communities in Greater Hartford, awarded more than $38 million in grants to the region’s nonprofit agencies and educational institutions in 2018. [...]

Hartford Foundation Awards Grant to Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) to Bring Capacity-Building Training Program to Hartford Area

Feb 26, 2019 In Hartford, approximately five percent of adults are unemployed and over 31 percent of all city residents live below the poverty line with 76 percent of those being minority residents. [...]

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. [...]

Hartford Foundation Testimony in Support of Supporting S. B. 677 and H.B. 6419 to ensure community access channels receive adequate level of support from cable providers

Feb 19, 2019 On Tuesday, February 19, 2019, the Hartford Foundation submitted testimony to the legislature’s Energy Technology Committee in support of two bills that would ensure that cable companies provide local cable access channels with the same level of service provided to other program providers. [...]

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