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.


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

Learn more about our
giving guidelines
strategic focus.

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Volunteer Opportunities

People’s United is extremely proud of the positive impact that our employees make in their local neighborhoods by volunteering their time, expertise, and passion to serve others.

If your organization has volunteer opportunities that you would like to promote among People's United Bank employees, contact Lia Martino at 203-338-6112 or Lia.Martino@peoples.com.

In addition, VolunteerMatch.org is assisting People's United Bank employees in finding volunteer opportunities offered by thousands of nonprofit organizations where they live and work. To post your opportunity, just visit VolunteerMatch.org. The basic service is free and is available for all nonprofit and tax-exempt charitable organizations.

Community Connections

People's United Community Foundation seeks to provide further support and recognition for our grantees and community partners. Community Connections encourages community involvement, fosters collaboration, and highlights best practices and success stories.

Join your community partners and make a connection today! For more information on how your organization can be featured in Community Connections contact Karen.Galbo@peoples.com.