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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.[...]
The ‘A’ in Affordable Housing Also Stands for ‘Absolutely Indispensable.’

The ‘A’ in Affordable Housing Also Stands for ‘Absolutely Indispensable.’

A recent two-part series in the Hartford Courant branded Connecticut, “a state with more separate — and unequal — housing[...]
Nonprofits Receive $194,587 in Funding

Nonprofits Receive $194,587 in Funding

The Liberty Bank Foundation Board of Directors has approved nearly $200,000 in funding for 33 organizations in our service area.[...]
Things are Changing for Nonprofits, and Not in a Good Way.

Things are Changing for Nonprofits, and Not in a Good Way.

Lately, a number of circumstances have coalesced to make life difficult for nonprofits, especially in Connecticut. Due to the state[...]
Nearly $1 Million Returned to Residents in Need

Nearly $1 Million Returned to Residents in Need

Wow! Who wouldn’t want money back in their pocket? Thanks to Middletown’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program $964,000 in[...]
Life Is Coming Up Roses for Rosa

Life Is Coming Up Roses for Rosa

We ask all of our grantees for a human interest story that illustrates the value of their work. New Britain’s[...]
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[...]
Let’s Paint: A Primer in Job Readiness

Let’s Paint: A Primer in Job Readiness

School days are filled with reading, writing, and ‘rithmatic — all that practical learning kids need to grow up to[...]
State Launches 100-Day Challenge to End Youth Homelessness

State Launches 100-Day Challenge to End Youth Homelessness

When it comes to solving homelessness, leave it to Connecticut to be out in front once again. A coalition of[...]
14-Year-Old Collects 1000s of Books for Read to Grow

14-Year-Old Collects 1000s of Books for Read to Grow

We’re squarely behind grantee Read to Grow. They’ve given more than 1.8 million free books to over 1.2 million people[...]