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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giving guidelines
and
strategic focus.

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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 activities that enhance the quality of life for citizens in the communities that People’s United Bank serves. People’s United Bank, founded in 1842, is a premier, community-based, regional bank in the Northeast, with a network of over 400 retail locations in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. The funding priorities of the Foundation include affordable housing, community development, and youth development, with special emphasis on programs designed to promote economic self-sufficiency, education and improved conditions for low-income families and neighborhoods.

  • 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