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Grantees Learn How to Access Serve Connecticut Support

Grantees Learn How to Access Serve Connecticut Support

Liberty Bank Foundation was pleased to host a learning session for six of our grantees on September 12. At the[...]
It’s Not Where You Start. It’s What You Do Along the Way.

It’s Not Where You Start. It’s What You Do Along the Way.

Not everyone gets the same start in life. Money, family, education, health and so much more place us at far-flung[...]
No More Pencils, No More Books. Unless Teachers Buy Them.

No More Pencils, No More Books. Unless Teachers Buy Them.

School is back in session all over the country. Kids are filling classrooms, ready to learn. But, do they have[...]
Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker. How About Executive?

Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker. How About Executive?

East Hartford is one of six communities selected by the Boston Fed to jump start local economic growth under its[...]
We Just Make the Grants. They Create Miracles.

We Just Make the Grants. They Create Miracles.

It ain’t easy being a nonprofit nowadays. Government funding is waning and donations from individuals have fallen off as well.[...]
Fewer Teachers. Bigger Gap Than You Think.

Fewer Teachers. Bigger Gap Than You Think.

Kids need teachers’ full support. Yet, researchers have estimated that, overall, K-12 schools in the US were about 110,000 teachers[...]
Congratulations, Heri!

Congratulations, Heri!

We’re pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 Donald B. Wilbur Scholarship — Heri Mulungula, recent graduate of James[...]
Hats Off to Grads

Hats Off to Grads

Each year, Liberty Bank Foundation provides scholarships for students graduating from adult education programs and community colleges in our market[...]
Hypothesis: Science is Fun. Conclusion: This Event Proves it.

Hypothesis: Science is Fun. Conclusion: This Event Proves it.

We have STEM programming to thank for reawakening kids to the value and excitement of science. It’s not just for[...]
Study Shows Pre-K Education Has Far-Reaching Effects

Study Shows Pre-K Education Has Far-Reaching Effects

Here’s the bottom line: Children of parents who attended a high-quality preschool program in the 1960s were better educated, healthier,[...]