Donate To A Fund

Fund Name   Description
Current Use Funds
COVID-19 Response Fund Donate The Hartford Foundation created the COVID-19 Response Fund in March 2020 to deploy resources to Greater Hartford residents who were most significantly affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The Fund continues to evolve along with the needs of our community and is focused on proactive investments in 2021, such as vaccine outreach and distribution, reducing inequities due to lost learning and more. Please note that the Hartford Foundation will reimburse the COVID-19 Response Fund for transaction and administrative fees so that 100% of your donation will support the community
Designated Endowment Fund
Ida L. Hartenberg Charitable Fund Donate Distributions from this fund support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the National Kidney Foundation of Connecticut; the Arthritis Foundation, New England Region, Inc.; American Cancer Society; and the Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc.
Hall High School Fund for the Common Good Donate Distributions from this Fund shall be granted to the William H. Hall High School, West Hartford, to be used to support the programs of the Hall High School Fund for the Common Good, which are directed at encouraging and supporting generations of student-led philanthropic activity in perpetuity.
Donor Advised Fund
Zayas Law Fund for Arts and Education Donate This Fund supports youth in their pursuit of art and music education, including but not limited to instrument purchase and/or rental, music, uniforms and music and art lessons.
Brad and Don Noel Family Fund Donate This fund supports a variety of nonprofit programs, in partnership with a fund advisor.
Connor Scott Zieky Fund Donate This donor-advised fund, established in memory of Connor Scott Zieky, will support a variety of non-profit youth-based programs and scholarships.
Gifts of Music Fund Donate This fund provides assistance in the development of musical arts to students in the West Hartford school system.
Nick Mayer Memorial Fund Donate Established in memory of Nick Mayer, this fund supports a variety of non-profit organizations, with priority given to youth and high school ice hockey programs and "skaterships" for players exhibiting a passion for the sport and a commitment to playing hockey in high school.
Town and County Club Fund Donate This fund was created by members of the Town and County Club in Hartford. It supports adult women in pursuit of higher education, in partnership with an advisory committee of Club members.
Melissa Joy Molin Memorial Fund Donate Allen and Laura Molin established this fund in memory of their beloved daughter Melissa Joy who passed away unexpectedly as the result of an automobile accident during a winter snowstorm. A graduate of Hall High School, she was a senior at Colby-Sawyer College in New Hampshire. Melissa had a unique gift with children and had almost completed her BS in Psychology to pursue a career helping children with special needs. In her memory this fund will continue Melissa’s legacy of helping the most vulnerable. A legacy of love and friendship, of reaching out to others, of being a friend to all she met.
Oz Griebel Fund Donate This fund supports a variety of nonprofit programs, in partnership with a fund advisor.
Field of Interest Fund
Latino Endowment Fund Donate The Latino Endowment Fund is a giving circle examining topics of interest to the Latino community and recommending grants to benefit Latinos in the Greater Hartford region. While any size gift is important and greatly appreciated, membership to the fund requires a minimum $365 contribution
Black Giving Circle Fund Donate The Black Giving Circle Fund's mission is to create sustainable change in the Black community by leveraging the philanthropic efforts of donors and celebrating Black philanthropy. Become a member of the Black Giving Circle by making an annual donation of $365.
Catalyst Endowment Fund Donate The Catalyst Endowment Fund is a giving circle that brings people together to learn about issues affecting Greater Hartford, and awards annual grants to address those issues. A gift of $500 includes a voting membership (or $250 for a first-time member).
Carroll Family Fund Donate Created in memory of James J. Carroll, Jr., this fund will support environmental education in Grades K-12 and conservation of the environment.
Individual Scholarships Endowed Fund
Seabury Employee Scholarship Fund Donate Scholarships from this fund are for employees of Church Home of Hartford, Inc. (Seabury Retirement Community) or their children, graduating high school seniors or adult learners who reside in the 29-town Greater Hartford region and show merit in academics, athletics or artistic endeavors.
Precatory Fund
Gladys B. and Robert E. Dunn Fund for Youth Leadership Donate This fund supports youth-serving organizations that provide local, national and international education and leadership experiences for deserving young people with financial need.
Unrestricted Fund
Hartford Foundation General Endowment Fund Donate Support the Hartford Foundation in its mission to enhance the quality of life for residents of the Greater Hartford region, and to meet the needs of the community as they change over time.
Other Funds