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 and People’s United Community Foundation of Eastern Massachusetts awarded nearly $3.5 million in grants to more than 500 nonprofit organizations throughout the communities it serves in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.

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For the second grant cycle of 2018, People's United Community Foundation awarded $855,500 to 159 nonprofit organizations in the communities we serve. The funding was distributed within the foundation’s three areas of focus, with 40 percent allocated to community and economic development, 41 percent to youth development, and 19 percent to affordable housing initiatives.


People's United Community Foundation

Grant Recipients - 2nd Trimester Grant Cycle 2018

Grant Recipient

City

State

OFF THE STREETS Inc.

Bethel

CT

Barnum Museum

Bridgeport

CT

Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust

Bridgeport

CT

Bridgeport Rescue Mission

Bridgeport

CT

Career Resources, Inc.

Bridgeport

CT

Catholic Charities of Fairfield County, Inc.

Bridgeport

CT

Family ReEntry, Inc.

Bridgeport

CT

Junior Achievement of Western Connecticut

Bridgeport

CT

Mercy Learning Center of Bridgeport, Inc.

Bridgeport

CT

St. Vincent's Medical Center Foundation

Bridgeport

CT

The Bridge Academy Charter School

Bridgeport

CT

The WorkPlace

Bridgeport

CT

Wholesome Wave

Bridgeport

CT

Danbury Schools and Business Collaborative

Danbury

CT

Shelter of the Cross, Inc.

Danbury

CT

Sacred Heart University, Incorporated (Horizons SHU)

Fairfield

CT

St. Catherine Academy

Fairfield

CT

Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board, Inc.

Franklin

CT

Community Centers, Inc.

Greenwich

CT

Greenwich Land Trust

Greenwich

CT

Connecticut Center for School Change Inc

Hartford

CT

Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Inc.

Hartford

CT

Covenant Preparatory School

Hartford

CT

Hands On Hartford

Hartford

CT

Interval House, Inc.

Hartford

CT

Junior Achievement of Southwest New England, Inc.

Hartford

CT

Our Piece of the Pie, Inc.

Hartford

CT

Partnership for Strong Communities

Hartford

CT

The Village for Families & Children

Hartford

CT

Skills21 at EdAdvance

Litchfield

CT

Reach Out and Read, Inc.

Madison

CT

Rebuilding Together of Manchester, Inc

Manchester

CT

Achievement First Bridgeport Academy

New Haven

CT

Community Soup Kitchen

New Haven

CT

Concepts for Adaptive Learning

New Haven

CT

New Haven Ecology Project

New Haven

CT

New Haven HomeOwnership Center

New Haven

CT

Ronald MCDonald House Charities of Connecticut & Western Massachusetts

New Haven

CT

Safe Futures, Inc.

New London

CT

Community Culinary School of Northwestern CT

New Milford

CT

Carver Foundation of Norwalk

Norwalk

CT

Norwalk Community College Foundation

Norwalk

CT

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Norwich

Norwich

CT

Madonna Place, Inc.

Norwich

CT

Thames River Community Service, Inc.

Norwich

CT

Childcare Learning Centers

Stamford

CT

Domus Kids, Inc.

Stamford

CT

Future 5

Stamford

CT

Inspirica, Inc.

Stamford

CT

SoundWaters, Inc.

Stamford

CT

Women's Mentoring Network, Inc.

Stamford

CT

Urban Impact of Black Rock

Trumbull

CT

Girls Inc. of Western Connecticut

Waterbury

CT

Greater Waterbury Interfaith Ministries, Inc.

Waterbury

CT

The Justice Education Center, Inc.

West Hartford

CT

Bay Cove Human Services, Inc

Boston

MA

Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Inc.

Boston

MA

Career Collaborative

Boston

MA

Citizen Schools Inc

Boston

MA

Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance Inc

Boston

MA

St. Francis House

Boston

MA

The Treehouse Foundation Inc

Easthampton

MA

Common Capital, Inc.

Holyoke

MA

Girls Inc. of Holyoke

Holyoke

MA

Community Servings

Jamaica Plain

MA

Friends of the Children-Boston

Jamaica Plain

MA

Lawrence CommunityWorks, Inc.

Lawrence

MA

Coalition for a Better Acre

Lowell

MA

Raw Art Works Inc.

Lynn

MA

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metrowest

Marlborough

MA

Northampton Survival Center

Northampton

MA

Little Sisters Of The Assumption Family Health Services Incorporated

Roxbury

MA

Urban Edge

Roxbury

MA

HAP, Inc. (dba HAPHousing)

Springfield

MA

Springfield College

Springfield

MA

Greater Waltham Arc (GWArc)

Waltham

MA

Families First Parenting Programs

Watertown

MA

Jeremiah's Hospice (aka Jeremiah's Inn)

Worcester

MA

The American Red Cross of Massachusetts

Worcester

MA

Worcester Community Housing Resources

Worcester

MA

Worcester State Foundation

Worcester

MA

YMCA of Central Massachusetts

Worcester

MA

Eastern Area Agency on Aging

Bangor

ME

Penquis C.A.P., Inc.

Bangor

ME

Genesis Fund

Brunswick

ME

Tedford Housing

Brunswick

ME

Habitat for Humanity York County

Kennebunk

ME

Easter Seals Maine

Portland

ME

Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Portland

ME

Olympia Snowe Women's Leadership Institute

Portland

ME

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maine

Portland

ME

Southern Maine Agency on Aging

Scarborough

ME

Friends Program

Concord

NH

Society of St. Vincent de Paul Exeter

Exeter

NH

Hannah Grimes Center

Keene

NH

Home Healthcare, Hospice And Community Services

Keene

NH

Community Caregivers of Greater Derry

Londonderry

NH

Easterseals New Hampshire Inc.

Manchester

NH

The Way Home

Manchester

NH

Webster House

Manchester

NH

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua

Nashua

NH

Harbor Homes

Nashua

NH

Southeast New Hampshire Habitat for Humanity

Portsmouth

NH

Share Fund

Rochester

NH

Kingswood Youth Center, Inc.

Wolfeboro

NH

The Viscardi Center

Albertson

NY

Island Harvest Food Bank, Ltd

Bethpage

NY

The Bronx Neighborhood Housing Services CDC, INC.

Bronx

NY

Red Hook Initiative

Brooklyn

NY

Community Development Corporation of Long Island

Centereach

NY

Wyandanch Homes and Property Development Corporation

Deer Park

NY

Morry's Camp, Inc. and Affiliate D/B/A Project Morry

Elmsford

NY

Long Island Housing Partnership, Inc.

Hauppauge

NY

Central Nassau Guidance & Counseling Services (CN Guidance)

Hicksville

NY

Mercy Haven, Inc.

Islip Terrace

NY

East River Development Alliance Inc. DBA Urban Upbound

Long Island City

NY

Hour Children, Inc.

Long Island City

NY

America Needs You

New York

NY

Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City

New York

NY

Bohemian Brethren Presbyterian Church dba Jan Hus Presbyterian Church

New York

NY

City Harvest

New York

NY

Community Resource Exchange

New York

NY

Corporation For Supportive Housing

New York

NY

Harlem Children's Zone

New York

NY

QSAC, Inc.

New York

NY

The Doe Fund, Inc.

New York

NY

The Sylvia Center (TSC)

New York

NY

YMCA of Greater New York

New York

NY

Safe Harbors of the Hudson

Newburgh

NY

Westchester Exceptional Children's School. Inc.

North Salem

NY

Friends of Karen, Inc.

Port Jefferson,

NY

Bethany House of Nassau County Corporation

Roosevelt

NY

Smithtown Historical Society

Smithtown

NY

CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc.

Valhalla

NY

Women's Enterprise Development Center Inc.

White Plains

NY

Yonkers Partners in Education (YPIE)

Yonkers

NY

Home Share Now

Barre

VT

Easter Seals Vermont

Berlin

VT

The Winston Prouty Center for Child Development

Brattleboro

VT

ANEW Place

Burlington

VT

Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity

Burlington

VT

Mobius, Vermont's Mentoring Program

Burlington

VT

ReSOURCE: A Nonproft Community Enterprise

Burlington

VT

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Burlington

Burlington

VT

Sara M. Holbrook Community Center

Burlington

VT

Milton Community Youth Coalition

Milton

VT

Vermont Community Loan Fund

Montpelier

VT

Vermont Youth Conservation Corps

Richmond

VT

Boys & Girls Club of Rutland County

Rutland

VT

Wonderfeet Kids Museum

Rutland

VT

Council On Aging For Southeastern Vermont Incorporated, d/b/a Senior Solutions

Springfield

VT

Umbrella, Inc.

St. Johnsbury

VT

Boys & Girls Club Of Greater Vergennes Inc

Vergennes

VT

John Graham Shelter

Vergennes

VT

New England Kurn Hattin Homes

Westminster

VT

Southeastern Vermont Community Action (SEVCA)

Westminster

VT

Stern Center for Language and Learning

Williston

VT

The DREAM Program, Inc

Winooski

VT

Zack's Place Enrichment Center, Inc.

Woodstock

VT