Fifteen Jewish Organizations to Participate in Greater Hartford Legacy Giving Initiative

Fifteen Jewish Organizations to Participate in Greater Hartford Legacy Giving Initiative

WEST HARTFORD, CT – February 15, 2021 – The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford (The Foundation) is spearheading a regional legacy giving initiative with 14 Jewish organizations that’s part of Harold Grinspoon Foundation’s (HGF) Life & Legacyprogram. A nationwide Jewish legacy giving initiative, Life & Legacy has secured more than 28,000 after-lifetime commitments with an estimated value of over a billion dollars for Jewish organizations across North America.

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Greater Hartford Jewish Community Selected to Participate in  National Jewish Legacy Giving Program  Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford to lead the initiative

Greater Hartford Jewish Community Selected to Participate in National Jewish Legacy Giving Program Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford to lead the initiative

WEST HARTFORD, CT – The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford (The Foundation) was selected to join 69 other Jewish Community Foundations and Jewish Federations in the Harold Grinspoon Foundation’s (HGF) LIFE & LEGACY® program. A nationwide Jewish legacy giving initiative, LIFE & LEGACY has secured more than 28,000 after-lifetime commitments with an estimated value of over a billion dollars for Jewish organizations across North America.

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Foundation and Federation Grant $600,000 to Address Pandemic-Related Needs

Foundation and Federation Grant $600,000 to Address Pandemic-Related Needs

WEST HARTFORD, CT (December 14, 2020) – Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford and Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford have distributed more than $600,000 in grants to the people, agencies, and synagogues of Greater Hartford’s Jewish community experiencing financial hardship due to the pandemic. The grants were made through the Jewish Hartford Rapid Relief and Recovery Fund (RRR Fund), a joint initiative created in March 2020 in response to the pandemic.

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Foundation Donors Pool Grant Money to Make Nonprofit’s Wish Come True

Foundation Donors Pool Grant Money to Make Nonprofit’s Wish Come True

November 13, 2020 – ‘Tis the season of thanks and giving in West Hartford’s Jewish community.
When the Jewish Association for Community Living (JCL), a nonprofit that assists people with developmental disabilities, needed to purchase a new wheelchair van, philanthropists granted its wish through their funds held at the Jewish Community Foundation.

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JCF Welcomes New Chair, Two New Trustees

JCF Welcomes New Chair, Two New Trustees

October 20, 2020 – Three prominent community leaders will serve on the Board of Trustees for the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford (JCF) for FY2021. Merrill Mandell, Chair of the Governance Committee, presented the nominations at JCF’s recent annual meeting. The Board voted and approved the following:

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Jewish Community Foundation and Jewish Federation Launch New Fund to Help People Impacted by COVID-19 in Greater Hartford’s Jewish Community

Jewish Community Foundation and Jewish Federation Launch New Fund to Help People Impacted by COVID-19 in Greater Hartford’s Jewish Community

March 26, 2020 – Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford and Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford today are launching the Jewish Hartford Rapid Relief and Recovery Fund (the Fund), a joint initiative providing Jewish community organizations with the resources required to address emergency social service and organizational needs caused by COVID-19.

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