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M&T Bank launches Amplify Fund to aid low- and moderate-income areas

The fund will be financed by the M&T Bank Charitable Foundation.

Union Savings Bank’s Jeff McDonough on improving community relations

McDonough said the bank's foundation was giving out fewer grants each year.

Point32Health Foundation helps FEED Center: What you need to know

The grant will support the FEED Center’s multifaceted efforts to alleviate hunger and poverty in Bridgeport.

Greenwich and Bridgeport Hospitals donate diapers local nonprofits

Diaper Bank of Connecticut said nearly one in three families struggle to afford diapers.

Field Hall Foundation issues $302K in grants to seniors-focused nonprofits

Field Hall Foundation, a Cortlandt Manor-based philanthropy focused on improving the lives of older adults and their caregivers in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties,...

IBM debuts pro bono social impact endeavor

Nonprofits can submit proposals for consideration by April 30.

Fairfield County’s Giving Day raised $2.2M in 24-hour event

The annual event has now raised a total of $13.75 million since 2014.

United Way of Western Connecticut hosts grant program for nonprofits

The application deadline is March 16.

Answering the call to give back

More than 33% of nonprofits in the U.S. are at risk of closure within two years.

How to build an effective board of directors: If it can...

Long, frequent and inefficient board meetings are telltale signs that the board does not have an effective committee structure in place to execute its oversight responsibilities.

Teen entrepreneur honored for launching service connecting young volunteers with nonprofits

Ellie Zimmerman has grown her platform from a local to a national endeavor that currently has approximately 15,000 young people signed up and roughly 7,000 engaged in opportunities serving about 300 nonprofits.

Fairfield Museum and Keeler Tavern receive NEH grants for colonial-era exhibitions

The NEH awarded $87.8 million in SHARP grants to 115 organizations nationwide.

Three Fairfield County developers receive CHFA tax credits for affordable housing...

The local developers received a total of $1.5 million in tax credits.

Helen Ramos-Paiz named executive director at Bridgeport’s Caroline House

Ramos-Paiz was previously program manager at the nonprofit.

How to build an effective board of directors for a not-for-profit...

Congratulations, you are a new member of a board of directors. Now what? Know your role Often, directors are thrown into the proverbial hot (board) seat...