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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Grant Recipients

People's United Community Foundation would like to thank all of the organizations that applied for grants and to which we have made investments to. We appreciate your work in helping to improve the quality of life in our communities.

In 2017, People’s United Community Foundation awarded a total of $2,762,883 in grants to 429 nonprofit organizations throughout the communities it serves in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.

Click here for a full list of 2017 grant recipients.

For the third grant cycle of 2017, People’s United Community Foundation awarded $961,000 to 148 nonprofit organizations in the communities we serve. Additionaly, PUCF donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts and awarded a $175,000 to Junior Achievement USA in celebration of People’s United Bank’s 175th Anniversary.


People's United Community Foundation

Grant Recipients - 3rd Trimester Grant Cycle 2017

Grant Recipient

City

State

FOODSHARE INC

BLOOMFIELD

CT

BRIDGEPORT NEIGHBORHOOD TRUST INC

BRIDGEPORT

CT

CONNECTICUT ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY INC

BRIDGEPORT

CT

HOUSATONIC COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION INC

BRIDGEPORT

CT

NORMA F PFRIEM URBAN OUTREACH INITIATIVES INC

BRIDGEPORT

CT

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF COASTAL FAIRFIELD COUNTY INC

BRIDGEPORT

CT

SUPPORTIVE HOUSING WORKS INC

BRIDGEPORT

CT

CAROLINE HOUSE INC

BRIDGEPORT

CT

HALL NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE INC

BRIDGEPORT

CT

URBAN IMPACT OF BLACK ROCK INCORPORATED

BRIDGEPORT

CT

KIDS IN CRISIS INC

COS COB

CT

ADELBROOK INC

CROMWELL

CT

SHEPHERDS INC

DARIEN

CT

FAMILY CENTERS INC

GREENWICH

CT

CAPITAL WORKFORCE PARTNERS INC

HARTFORD

CT

HEDCO INC

HARTFORD

CT

NORTHSIDE INSTITUTIONS NEIGHBORHOOD ALLIANCE INC

HARTFORD

CT

BILLINGS FORGE COMMUNITY WORKS INC

HARTFORD

CT

MY SISTERS PLACE INC

HARTFORD

CT

CATHOLIC CHARITIES INC ARCHDIOCESE OF HARTFORD

HARTFORD

CT

GIRL SCOUTS OF CONNECTICUT INC

HARTFORD

CT

HARTFORD FOOD SYSTEM INC

HARTFORD

CT

CONNECTICUT INSTITUTE FOR THE BLIND

HARTFORD

CT

CONNECTIKIDS INC

HARTFORD

CT

INTERNATIONAL HARTFORD LTD

HARTFORD

CT

JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER HARTFORD

HARTFORD

CT

MANCHESTER AREA CONFERENCE OF CHURCHES INC

MANCHESTER

CT

GREATER NEW BRITAIN TEEN PREGNANCY PREVENTION INC

NEW BRITAIN

CT

CENTRAL CONNECTICUT COAST YOUNG MENS CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION INC

NEW HAVEN

CT

NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSING SERVICES OF NEW HAVEN INC

NEW HAVEN

CT

ST MARTIN DE PORRES ACADEMY INC

NEW HAVEN

CT

LEADERSHIP EDUCATION AND ATHLETICS IN PARTNERSHIP INC

NEW HAVEN

CT

AGENCY ON AGING OF SOUTH CENTRAL CONNECTICUT INC

NEW HAVEN

CT

FISH OF GREATER NEW HAVEN

NEW HAVEN

CT

HIGHER EDGE INC

NEW LONDON

CT

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INTERNATIONAL INC SOUTH EASTERN CONNECTICUT

NEW LONDON

CT

NORWALK EDUCATION FOUNDATION INC

NORWALK

CT

FAMILY & CHILDRENS AGENCY INC

NORWALK

CT

WAKEMAN MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION INC

SOUTHPORT

CT

WOMENS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL INC

STAMFORD

CT

NEW NEIGHBORHOODS INC

STAMFORD

CT

BUILDING ONE COMMUNITY CORP

STAMFORD

CT

YOUNG MENS CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF STAMFORD

STAMFORD

CT

STERLING HOUSE COMMUNITY CENTER

STRATFORD

CT

SUSAN B ANTHONY PROJECT INC

TORRINGTON

CT

KENNEDY CENTER INC

TRUMBULL

CT

CHILDRENS MUSEUM INC

WEST HARTFORD

CT

COVENANT SOUP KITCHEN INC

WILLIMANTIC

CT

BEST BUDDIES INTERNATIONAL INC

MIAMI

FL

BABY AND ME LEARNING TOGETHER

AMHERST

MA

SCIENCE FROM SCIENTISTS INC

BEDFORD

MA

YEAR UP INC

BOSTON

MA

CITIZENS HOUSING & PLANNING ASSOCIATION INC

BOSTON

MA

OPERATION ABLE OF GREATER BOSTON INC

BOSTON

MA

BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATERS INC

BOSTON

MA

BEACON COMMUNITIES CHARITABLE FUND INC

BOSTON

MA

STEPPINGSTONE FOUNDATION INC.

BOSTON

MA

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF NEW ENGLAND INC

BOSTON

MA

BIG SISTER ASSOCIATION OF GREATER BOSTON INC

BOSTON

MA

LOVIN SPOONFULS INC

BOSTON

MA

TUTORING PLUS OF CAMBRIDGE INC

CAMBRIDGE

MA

HEADING HOME INC

CHARLESTOWN

MA

NEIGHBORHOOD OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING INC

EAST BOSTON

MA

NEWVUE COMMUNITIES INC

FITCHBURG

MA

SOUTH MIDDLESEX OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL INC

FRAMINGHAM

MA

THE LITERACY PROJECT INC

GREENFIELD

MA

FAMILY SERVICES OF THE MERRIMACK VALLEY INC

LAWRENCE

MA

MERRIMACK VALLEY HOUSING PARTNERSHIP INC

LOWELL

MA

UTEC INC

LOWELL

MA

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF GREATER LOWELL INC

LOWELL

MA

COMMUNITY HARVEST PROJECT INC

NORTH GRAFTON

MA

DUDLEY STREET NEIGHBORHOOD INITIATIVE INC

ROXBURY

MA

HORIZONS FOR HOMELESS CHILDREN INC

ROXBURY

MA

LITTLE SISTERS OF THE ASSUMPTION FAMILY HEALTH SERVICES INCORPORATE

ROXBURY

MA

MARY LYON EDUCATION FUND INC

SHELBURNE FALLS

MA

SPRINGFIELD BOYS & GIRLS CLUB INC

SPRINGFIELD

MA

YMCA OF GREATER SPRINGFIELD

SPRINGFIELD

MA

GRAY HOUSE INC

SPRINGFIELD

MA

SPRINGFIELD DAY NURSERY CORPORATION

SPRINGFIELD

MA

COMMUNITY FARMS OUTREACH

WALTHAM

MA

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INTERNATIONAL INC

WESTFORD

MA

OAK HILL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

WORCESTER

MA

STRAIGHT AHEAD MINISTRIES INC

WORCESTER

MA

REGIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL INC

WORCESTER

MA

YOUNG WOMENS CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF CENTRAL MASS

WORCESTER

MA

PERNET FAMILY HEALTH SERVICE INC

WORCESTER

MA

ENTERPRISE COMMUNITY PARTNERS INC

COLUMBIA

MD

GOOD SAMARITAN AGENCY

BANGOR

ME

TRI-COUNTY LITERACY

BATH

ME

SEEDS OF HOPE NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER

BIDDEFORD

ME

COASTAL ENTERPRISES INC

BRUNSWICK

ME

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND

GORHAM

ME

MAINE ROBOTICS

ORONO

ME

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF SOUTHERN MAINE

PORTLAND

ME

IRIS NETWORK

PORTLAND

ME

ALFOND YOUTH CENTER

WATERVILLE

ME

KENNEBEC VALLEY COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM

WATERVILLE

ME

MY PLACE TEEN CENTER INC

WESTBROOK

ME

INTERCULTURAL COMMUNITY CENTER

WESTBROOK

ME

COOPERATIVE FUND OF NEW ENGLAND INC

WILMINGTON

NC

CONCORD AREA TRUST FOR COMMUNITY HOUSING

CONCORD

NH

SHELTER FROM THE STORM

JAFFREY

NH

CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

MANCHESTER

NH

HAVEN-VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND SUPPORT SERVICES

PORTSMOUTH

NH

ISLAND HARVEST LTD

BETHPAGE

NY

CAMBA INC

BROOKLYN

NY

GIRL SCOUTS OF SUFFOLK COUNTY INC

COMMACK

NY

THE FOOD BANK FOR WESTCHESTER INC

ELMSFORD

NY

DEBT COUNSELING CORP

HAUPPAUGE

NY

ABBOTT HOUSE

IRVINGTON

NY

NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSING SERVICES OF JAMAICA INC

JAMAICA

NY

COMMUNITY CENTER OF NORTHERN WESTCHESTER INC

KATONAH

NY

FAMILY AND CHILDRENS ASSOCIATION

MINEOLA

NY

THE GUIDANCE CENTER OF WESTCHESTER INC

MOUNT VERNON

NY

MEALS ON WHEELS PROGRAMS & SERVICES OF ROCKLAND INC

NANUET

NY

KEEP ROCKLAND BEAUTIFUL INC

NEW CITY

NY

BOTTOMLESS CLOSET

NEW YORK

NY

TRINITY COMMUNITY CONNECTION

NEW YORK

NY

GIRL SCOUTS HEART OF THE HUDSON INC

PLEASANTVILLE

NY

FAMILY SERVICES OF WESTCHESTER INC

PORT CHESTER

NY

PORT CHESTER CARVER CENTER INC.

PORT CHESTER

NY

LEVITICUS 25-23 ALTERNATIVE FUND INC

TARRYTOWN

NY

CARDINAL MCCLOSKEY SCHOOL & HOME FOR CHILDREN INC

VALHALLA

NY

TODAYS STUDENTS TOMORROWS TEACHERS

WHITE PLAINS

NY

EL CENTRO HISPANO INC

WHITE PLAINS

NY

YMCA OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN WESTCHESTER INC

WHITE PLAINS

NY

NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSING SERVICES OF QUEENS CDC INC

WOODSIDE

NY

GREYSTON FOUNDATION INC

YONKERS

NY

FAMILY SERVICE SOCIETY OF YONKERS

YONKERS

NY

OPERATION WARM INC

CHADDS FORD

PA

SERVICE CORPS OF RETIRED EXECUTIVES ASSOCIATION

HERNDON

VA

CAPSTONE COMMUNITY ACTION INC

BARRE

VT

OUR PLACE DROP-IN CENTER

BELLOWS FALLS

VT

KING STREET CENTER INC

BURLINGTON

VT

GREATER BURLINGTON YOUNG MENS CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION INC

BURLINGTON

VT

NORTHEAST ORGANIC FARMING ASSOCIATION OF VERMONT

RICHMOND

VT

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INTERNATIONAL INC

RUTLAND

VT

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF RUTLAND

RUTLAND

VT

COLLEGE OF ST JOSEPH

RUTLAND

VT

BROC-COMMUNITY ACTION IN SOUTHWESTERN VERMONT

RUTLAND

VT

STARBASE VERMONT INCORPORATED

SOUTH BURLINGTON

VT

VERMONT'S CAMP TAKUMTA

SOUTH HERO

VT

LAKE CHAMPLAIN MARITIME MUSEUM AT BASIN HARBOR INCORPORATED

VERGENNES

VT

COVER HOME REPAIR INC

WHITE RIV JCT

VT

CHAMPLAIN COMMUNITY SERVICES INC

WHITE RIV JCT

VT

UPPER VALLEY HAVEN INC

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION

VT

GREEN MOUNTAIN HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

WILLISTON

VT