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Malloy shifts executive order funds, adjusts school aid

Patricia Daddona |

With no state budget in hand, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday reshuffled $100 million in current fiscal year spending, a move that mainly affects nonprofits and school systems and concerned other...

3-year total for UConn Foundation nearly $230M

Eric Bedner | Journal Inquirer |

Donations to the University of Connecticut Foundation are approaching $230 million over the past several years, the most raised in a three-year period in the history of the university. But where the...

Hartford's Swift factory redevelopment wins key funding

Patricia Daddona |

A proposed $32.4 million redevelopment of Hartford's former M. Swift & Sons gold-leaf factory is moving forward thanks to a pivotal $2.8 million federal grant, officials said Thursday.

Summertime pledges for Winterfest mount

Patricia Daddona |

Winterfest, the Hartford winter festival that has had to crowdsource funding to stay afloat, is once again putting out an appeal for funds, upping its goal and snagging some big donations.

Hartford nonprofit Our Piece of the Pie names new CEO

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford youth service nonprofit Our Piece of the Pie (OPP) has named Hartford public schools leader Enid Mercedes Rey as CEO, following a national search.

Human services cuts take effect after a month without a budget


After a month without an adopted budget, the first round of cuts to human services agencies across state government took effect Tuesday.

Stowe Center executive director to depart in 2018

Patricia Daddona |

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center in Hartford is launching a national search to replace Executive Director Katherine Kane, who will retire next May after more than 19 years in the post.

Charitable givers expect uptick in nonprofit demands

John Stearns |

Some corporate foundations are fielding more calls for financial assistance as nonprofits struggle under real or threatened cuts from city and state governments choked by deficits — calls that...

Quinnipiac med school, foundation, endow $1M scholarship

Patricia Daddona |

Quinnipiac University's medical school is matching a $500,000 gift from a West Hartford foundation to create a $1 million endowed scholarship for medical students training to become primary care...

Nonprofits: We can save CT $300M by taking on gov't. services

Patricia Daddona |

Community-based nonprofits say they can help Connecticut save $300 million over two years by converting state human services work to the nonprofit sector, according to an advocacy group promoting the...

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