The Persbacker Family Fund at Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded college scholarships of $4,000 each to five Bridgewater residents for the 2021-22 academic year. The Persbacker Family Fund is among [...]
Since 1983, Naugatuck Valley Project (NVP) has pursued social justice through campaigns initiated, organized, and led by low-income communities, working families, immigrants, and people of color. The group—which counts [...]
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 [...]
Last week, we all witnessed unprecedented and inexcusable acts of anti-democratic violence targeting pillars of American democracy, including universal voting rights, the peaceful transition of power, and the ability [...]