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CT, Hartford to benefit from $3.8M job-skills grant

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut and Hartford will share in a nationwide $3.8 million grant aimed at helping residents build employment skills and compete for jobs.

Nonprofit human-services sector in need of reforms

John Horak |

If I had the power to give homework to the members of the state legislature, their first assignment would be a book report on the 2017 Legislative Briefing Booklet prepared by the Connecticut...

Nonprofit Profile: Hartford Community Loan Fund Inc.

The Greater Hartford Auto Dealers Association recently donated $1,000 to Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters on behalf of The Hoffman Auto...

Brackets for Good Htfd. fundraising tops $53K

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford area nonprofits have raised $53,149 in the Brackets for Good tournament so far, the third highest among 11 metro regions fundraising for the contest, organizers said Friday.

Kelly leaving behind a larger Hartford Foundation

John Stearns |

Using a football analogy, one could say Linda J. Kelly is leaving Connecticut's largest community foundation — and one of the largest in the U.S. — in good field position for her...

Brackets for Good nonprofit competitors raise $18,000 so far

Patricia Daddona |

Sixty Hartford area nonprofits have raised more than $18,000 in the Brackets for Good competitive fundraising tournament in the first round so far, organizers said Thursday.

Hartford Foundation's $33.3M in 2016 grants sets record

Patricia Daddona |

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the community foundation for 29 communities in Greater Hartford, awarded more than $33.3 million in 2,287 grants to the region’s nonprofit agencies...

Top PGA pro McIlroy to play 2017 Travelers tournament

Patricia Daddona |

Rory McIlroy, the reigning FedExCup champion of the PGA Tour, has committed to play in the 2017 Travelers Championship tournament in June, organizers announced Friday.

Hartford Foundation appoints interim president

Patricia Daddona |

Yvette MelÚndez has been appointed interim president of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, effective March 20.

CT Council for Philanthropy names new president

Patricia Daddona |

Karla Fortunato, director of the Rockville, Md.,-based Health and Environmental Funders Network (HEFN), has been selected president of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP).

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