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.

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Communications / Media Guidelines

When conducting any media related activity that incorporates the People's United Community Foundation name and/or logo, please follow our guidelines below.

  • Identifying People's United Community Foundation

    The People's United Community Foundation is a legally separate, independent entity from People's United Bank. Please ensure we receive proper recognition and identify the People's United Community Foundation correctly by using our full legal name. During instances when the Foundation and the Bank have supported the same endeavor, please acknowledge both the People's United Community Foundation and People's United Bank, or its Division.

  • Use of Logo

    Use of the People's United Community Foundation logo is encouraged. To request a copy of our logo, please contact Karen Galbo at Karen.Galbo@peoples.com.

  • Boilerplate Text

    The following footer text should be included at the end of all press releases that mention the People's United Community Foundation:

    Established in 2007, People’s United Community Foundation was formed to help support programs and activities that enhance the quality of life for citizens in the communities that People’s United Bank serves. People's United Bank is a subsidiary of People's United Financial, Inc., a diversified financial services company with over $43 billion in assets. People’s United Bank, founded in 1842, is a premier, community-based, regional bank in the Northeast offering commercial and retail banking, as well as wealth management services through a network of more than 400 retail locations in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.

  • Copies of Media Coverage

    We kindly request copies of all media coverage to be sent to the address below, immediately following publication:

    People's United Community Foundation
    850 Main St., 14th Floor
    Bridgeport, CT 06604