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Habitat Opens a Window for Disconnected Youth

Habitat Opens a Window for Disconnected Youth

Everyone knows about Habitat for Humanity’s great work building affordable housing for low-income families. But now, it’s doing twice the[...]
October Board Meeting Awards $263,050 in Grants

October Board Meeting Awards $263,050 in Grants

Thirty-four requests for funding were approved at the October, 2019 board meeting, for a total of $263,050, which brings total[...]
Learn a Flexible Approach to Strategic Planning

Learn a Flexible Approach to Strategic Planning

The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut is hosting a workshop expressly for nonprofits. It’s called Strategic Frameworks for Nonprofits and[...]
Nowadays, Career Paths Begin in High School

Nowadays, Career Paths Begin in High School

Manufacturers in Connecticut complain that qualified workers are in short supply. Demand for machining, manufacturing, computer design and other skills[...]
Don’t You Just Love It When Everyone Wins?

Don’t You Just Love It When Everyone Wins?

Start with one little seed hitting the soil and it just mushrooms from there. Knox, Inc.’s urban farming operation is[...]
Why Work if Your Whole Paycheck Goes to Childcare?

Why Work if Your Whole Paycheck Goes to Childcare?

That’s just one indicator of an overall childcare system that’s fraught with problems. And a very real issue raised by[...]
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[...]