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 first grant cycle of 2018, People's United Community Foundation awarded $1, 133,637 to 177 nonprofit organizations in the communities we serve. The funding was distributed within the foundation’s three areas of focus, with 39 percent allocated to community and economic development, 29 percent to youth development, and 16 percent to affordable housing initiatives.

The People’s United Community Foundation also contributed 16 percent of its funding to local United Way organizations across its footprint through the People’s United Bank employee match campaign.


People's United Community Foundation

Grant Recipients - 1st Trimester Grant Cycle 2018

Grant Recipient

City

State

Farm to Family, AKA Gifts of Love & Community Farm of Simsbury

Avon

CT

Applied Behavioral Rehabilitation Institute, Inc.

Bridgeport

CT

Bridgeport Caribe Youth Leaders

Bridgeport

CT

Bridgeport Hospital Foundation Inc

Bridgeport

CT

Bridgeport Public Education Fund

Bridgeport

CT

Cardinal Shehan Center

Bridgeport

CT

Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants

Bridgeport

CT

Discovery Museum, Inc.

Bridgeport

CT

Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County

Bridgeport

CT

Groundwork Bridgeport

Bridgeport

CT

Jewish Home for the Elderly of Fairfield County

Bridgeport

CT

LifeBridge Community Services

Bridgeport

CT

New Beginnings Family Academy

Bridgeport

CT

P T Barnum Foundation Inc

Bridgeport

CT

The Center for Family Justice, Inc.

Bridgeport

CT

United Way of Coastal Fairfield County

Bridgeport

CT

Housatonic Habitat for Humanity

Danbury

CT

LVA School, Inc.

Danbury

CT

Person To Person Inc

Darien

CT

Operation Hope of Fairfield, Inc.

Fairfield

CT

American National Red Cross

Farmington

CT

Furniture Bank of Southeastern CT

Gales F

CT

Horizons at Greens Farms Academy

Greens Farms

CT

Capital for Change

Hartford

CT

Center For Childrens Advocacy Inc

Hartford

CT

Connecticut Association for Human Services

Hartford

CT

Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness

Hartford

CT

Connecticut Science Center

Hartford

CT

Covenant To Care for Children

Hartford

CT

Greater Hartford Consortium for Higher Education

Hartford

CT

Hartford Youth Scholars Foundation Inc

Hartford

CT

Journey Home

Hartford

CT

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Hartford

CT

Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters

Hartford

CT

Social Enterprise Trust, Inc.

Hartford

CT

Women's Institute for Housing & Economic Development

Hartford

CT

YMCA of Metropolitan Hartford, Inc.

Hartford

CT

Thames Valley Council For Community Action Inc

Jewett

CT

Community Economic Development Fund Foundation

Meriden

CT

Women and Families Center

Meriden

CT

Boys And Girls Village Inc

Milford

CT

Always Home, Inc.

Mystic

CT

Literacy Volunteers of Central CT

New Britain

CT

Prudence Crandall Center, Inc.

New Britain

CT

New Haven Land Trust

New Hav

CT

Fellowship Place Inc.

New Haven

CT

Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven

New Haven

CT

Literacy Council Of Greater New Haven Inc

New Haven

CT

New Haven Reads Community Book Bank

New Haven

CT

Solar Youth

New Haven

CT

Teach For America, Inc.

New Haven

CT

Urban Resources Initiative

New Haven

CT

New London Homeless Hospitality Center Inc.

New London

CT

Opportunities Industrialization Center Of New London County Inc

New London

CT

Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut

Niantic

CT

Human Services Council, Inc.

Norwalk

CT

Open Door Shelter

Norwalk

CT

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, Inc.

Norwalk

CT

Fairfield County's Community Foundation

Norwallk

CT

The Arc New London County Inc

Norwich

CT

Shelton Economic Development Corporation

Shelton

CT

Veterans Support Foundation

Silver Spring

CT

HomeFront, Inc.

Stamford

CT

Housing Development Fund

Stamford

CT

Pacific House, Inc.

Stamford

CT

Saint Joseph Parenting Center

Stamford

CT

Stamford Public Education Foundation Inc

Stamford

CT

Connecticut Food Bank

Wallingford

CT

Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program, Inc.

Waterbury

CT

Homes with Hope, Inc.

Westport

CT

Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, Inc.

WIlton

CT

Artist For Humanity

Boston

MA

Asian Community Development Corp

Boston

MA

Compass Working Capital Inc

Boston

MA

Economic Mobility Pathways

Boston

MA

Generations Incorporated

Boston

MA

Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts

Boston

MA

Metro Housing|Boston

Boston

MA

uAspire

Boston

MA

Cradles to Crayons

Brighton

MA

Building Educated Leaders for Life

Dorchester

MA

Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc.

Dorchester

MA

Franklin County Community Meals Program Inc

Greenfield

MA

Link to Libraries

Hampden

MA

Cardinal Cushing Centers Inc

Hanover

MA

The Community Adolescent Resource and Education Center, Inc.

Holyoke

MA

Womanshelter/Companeras

Holyoke

MA

Bottom Line, Inc.

Jamaica Plain

MA

Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence

Lawrence

MA

Lawrence Family Development, Inc

Lawrence

MA

Merrimack Valley Food Bank, Inc.

Lowell

MA

Madison Park Development Corporation

Roxbury

MA

Big Brothers-Big Sisters Of Hampden County Inc

Springfield

MA

Center for Human Development, Inc.

Springfield

MA

Open Pantry Community Services, Inc.

Springfield

MA

Read To A Child Inc

Wellesley

MA

Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity

West Springfield

MA

Worcester Interfaith

Worcest

MA

Boys & Girls Club of Worcester

Worcester

MA

Dismas House of Massachusetts, Inc.

Worcester

MA

Girls Inc. of Worcester

Worcester

MA

Nativity School of Worcester

Worcester

MA

Rachel's Table

Worcester

MA

Rainbow Child Development Center

Worcester

MA

Worcester Youth Center Inc

Worcester

MA

Good Shepherd Food Bank

Auburn

ME

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor

Bangor

ME

Wayside Food Programs

Portland

ME

The Opportunity Alliance

South Portland

ME

Plowshare Farm

Greenfield

NH

Big Brothers Big Sisters of New Hampshire

Manchester

NH

Boys and Girls Club of Manchester

Manchester

NH

New Hampshire Food Bank

Manchester

NH

The Granite YMCA

Manchester

NH

St. Joseph Community Services, Inc.

Merrimack

NH

SHARE Outreach, Inc.

Milford

NH

Marguerites Place, Inc.

Nashua

NH

Nashua Adult Learning Center

Nashua

NH

The Front Door Agency

Nashua

NH

YMCA of Greater Nashua

Nashua

NH

Cross Roads House

Portsmouth

NH

Friends of Green Chimneys

Brewster

NY

Neighborhood Housing Services of Brooklyn CDC, Inc.

Brooklyn

NY

Opportunities For A Better Tomorrow Inc

Brooklyn

NY

Girls Incorporated Of Long Island

Deer Park

NY

Retreat, Inc.

East Hampton

NY

Rebuilding Together Long Island Inc

Farmingdale

NY

Long Island Children's Museum

Garden City

NY

Long Island Cares, Inc.

Hauppauge

NY

Mentor New York

Hauppauge

NY

Long Island Council of Churches

Hempstead

NY

Queens Economic Development Corporation

Kew Gardens

NY

The Association of Community Employment Programs for the Homeless

Long Island City

NY

Community Resource Center

Mamaroneck

NY

Community Solutions International, Inc.

New York

NY

Council For Economic Education

New York

NY

Fiver Children's Foundation

New York

NY

Habitat For Humanity International Inc

New York

NY

Harlem Congregations For Community Improvement Inc

New York

NY

Madison Square Boys & Girls Club Inc

New York

NY

New Leaders

New York

NY

Northside Center For Child Development Inc

New York

NY

Partnership With Children Inc

New York

NY

The Center for Arts Education

New York

NY

Working in Support of Education

New York

NY

Economic Opportunity Council Of Suffolk Inc

Patchogue

NY

Port Washington Parent Resource Center

Port Washington

NY

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance

Queens

NY

Aid To The Developmentally Disabled Inc

Riverhead

NY

East End Arts & Humanities Council, Inc

Riverhead

NY

Maureens Haven Inc

Riverhead

NY

Timothy Hill Children's Ranch

Riverhead

NY

Cerebral Palsy Of Westchester Inc

Rye Brook

NY

Community Housing Innovations, Inc.

White Plains

NY

Girls Incorporated of Westchester County

White Plains

NY

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley

White Plains

NY

Lifting Up Westchester

White Plains

NY

YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester

White Plains

NY

LGBT Network

Woodbury

NY

Vermont Foodbank

Barre

VT

Groundworks Collaborative

Bratleboro

VT

Boys & Girls Club of Brattleboro

Brattleboro

VT

Boys and Girls Club of Burlington

Burlington

VT

Committee On Temporary Shelter

Burlington

VT

Howard Center Inc

Burlington

VT

Intervale Center

Burlington

VT

Lund Family Center Inc

Burlington

VT

Mercy Connections Inc.

Burlington

VT

Spectrum Youth & Family Services

Burlington

VT

Strolling of the Heifers, Inc.

East Dummerston

VT

Middlebury Transitional Care Coalition Inc

Middlebury

VT

Family Place Inc

Norwich

VT

The Mentor Connector

Rutland

VT

HomeShare Vermont

South Burlington

VT

Special Olympics Vermont

South Burlington

VT

Martha's Kitchen

St. Albans

VT