Our Mission

Our Mission is to invest in programs and services that enhance the quality of life for residents, promote the economic development and well-being of neighborhoods and support the educational and developmental needs of children and youth, with special emphasis given to programs and services in low-income areas.

Grantmaking

People's United Community Foundation awards grants to nonprofit organizations in the communities served by People's United Bank.

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People's United Community Foundation

In 2007, People’s United Bank established a $60 million charitable foundation, the People’s United Community Foundation, to help improve the quality of life for residents in the neighborhoods served by People’s United Bank

Mission

To invest in programs and services that enhance the quality of life for residents, promote the economic development and well-being of neighborhoods and support the educational and developmental needs of children and youth, with special emphasis given to programs and services in low-income areas.

Board of Directors

  • Jack P. Barnes, Chairman
  • George P. Carter
  • Robert R. D'Amore
  • Robert B. Dannies, Jr.
  • Eunice S. Groark
  • Sara M. Longobardi

Officers

  • Marina C. Henninger, Treasurer
  • Susan D. Stanley, Secretary
  • Arthur F. Casavant, Vice President
  • Michael J. Casparino, Vice President
  • Armando F. Goncalves, Vice President
  • Kathleen E. Jones, Vice President
  • Dianne M. Mercier, Vice President
  • Steven G. Santino, Vice President
  • Michael L. Seaver, Vice President
  • Patrick J. Sullivan, Vice President
  • Daniel P. Thornton, Vice President

Staff

  • Karen T. Galbo, VP Executive Director
  • Lia T. Martino, Administration & Grants Specialist