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Hartford school district snares $380K foundation grant

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has awarded a $380,000 grant to the Hartford public school system to support family and community partnerships.

59 nonprofits competing in March Brackets for Good tourney

Fifty-nine nonprofits -- including two from the Hartford region that won last year -- will vie for donor dollars in the quest for a $10,000 prize as part of this year's statewide Brackets for Good...

How nonprofits fare with the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Marla Esan |

Like every sector, nonprofits won some and lost some in the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act. Here is a brief summary of the provisions impacting the nonprofit world.

Q&A with Fernando Muņiz, Community Solutions Inc. CEO

John Stearns |

With many state governments moving away from incarceration and investing more in community-based services, Fernando Muņiz sees opportunity for the Bloomfield-based organization he joined Dec. 4.

W. Hartford senior services nonprofit CEO Fiocchetta to retire

William J. Fiocchetta, president and CEO of West Hartford's Mercy Community, which offers senior care services, will retire July 1.

$450K, 3-year grant to fund re-entry center in Hartford

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving said Monday it is providing a three-year, $450,000 grant to Community Partners in Action (CPA) to spearhead a welcome center for citizens exiting prison and...

Volunteer group SCORE helps startups, small businesses launch, grow

Matthew Broderick Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Like many aspiring entrepreneurs, Kelly Strayer's idea for a business originated from a home-grown problem.

Riverfront Recapture launches Riverfront Innovation Fund

Riverfront Recapture said Monday it is seeding as much as $200,000 to fund new Riverfront Recapture projects and programs.

Williams anticipating more nonprofit funding requests amid budget constraints

John Stearns |

Jay Williams became president at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving in mid-July at a difficult time for the region: the city of Hartford was contemplating bankruptcy, there was a roughly $3.5...

City's Malley takes nonprofit post

Gregory Seay |

Bonnie J. Malley, the city of Hartford's chief operating officer the past 18 months, is returning to the private sector as finance chief for one of Connecticut's largest community hope chests.

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