As we wrap up our five-part series showcasing Connecticut Community Foundation's strategic direction, it's only fitting that we turn the equity lens on the Foundation itself. In 2019, to [...]
The federal government is conducting an all-out push to make sure tenants and landlords take advantage of the historic funding for emergency rental assistance to help cover rent, [...]
Work long enough in the nonprofit and philanthropic communities and you'll encounter "the overhead myth". It's when government agencies, foundations, and donors place a higher value on money spent [...]
Over $700,000 in New Grants from Connecticut Community Foundation Include Funds to Improve Health Outcomes, Expand Opportunities for Refugees and Immigrants, Support Youth Leadership Programs, and Help Arts Programs [...]
Victor Lopez, alderman and executive director of the Hispanic Coalition of Waterbury, was born in Brooklyn and raised in Puerto Rico until moving to Waterbury when he was [...]
Philanthropy’s Future Today: Inspiring young people to become impactful philanthropists in their community.
Among the many myths about the Millennial generation is that they are less engaged than their Baby Boomer and Generation X predecessors. In the world of [...]
As the founder and executive director of Madre Latina, Yoellie Iglesias does more than oversee health and wellness programs such as the Mariposa Project and Health on Wheels. Iglesias also [...]
The COVID-19 Pandemic has deeply affected children and exacerbated existing social, economic, and health inequities. Children have lost opportunities to practice the executive function, pre-literacy, math, and social skills [...]
Dr. Becky Eleck is a family physician and medical director at Wheeler Health in Waterbury. Becky also serves on Connecticut Community Foundation's Board of Trustees. She lives in Middlebury, [...]
$337,923 in New Grants from the Foundation will Fund Vital Programs and Services to People In Need in 2021..
$337,923 in New Grants from Connecticut Community Foundation Include Funds to Combat Hunger, the Effects of COVID, Homelessness and Environmental Contamination WATERBURY—Connecticut Community Foundation recently awarded $337,923 in grants [...]