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$250K grant boosts Hartford's youth job training

Patricia Daddona |

The Hartford Foundation is awarding a two-year, $250,000 grant to Billings Forge Community Works and Our Piece of the Pie (OPP) to support the “Opportunity Youth Job Training Program.”

Baltimore power supplier lands consortium contract

Matt Pilon |

A nonprofit electricity purchasing consortium that’s made recent inroads in Connecticut has picked the supplier for its latest contract -- worth $300 million over four years.

Nomination deadline looms for Nonprofit and Community Excellence Awards

Nominations are open for the Hartford Business Journal’s inaugural Nonprofit and Community Excellence Awards to recognize excellence in nonprofits and business philanthropy.

Report: Municipalities already seeing PILOT payment declines

Patricia Daddona | 1

As Gov. Dannel P. Malloy pushes to remove property tax exemptions for hospitals, the amount the state has been reimbursing cities and towns that are home to nonprofit care providers, and colleges,...

CT nonprofits must re-think business models

Sondra Lintelmann-Dellaripa |

What would you do if you saw an accident was about to happen? Would you step in and try to stop it? Would you warn someone ahead of time? You probably would. And what do we do with accidents that...

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 | 1

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.

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