The Spark Funds
You could be the spark that ignites a lifetime of possibilities. Your contribution has the power to have an immediate impact on key areas that empower residents to affect change in communities throughout the Greater Hartford region.
Spark Fund Resident Engagement Initiative
The purpose of this fund is to encourage and support residents to become active participants affecting meaningful change in their neighborhoods. This fund provides small grants for specific resident-led projects, leadership trainings and meetings that bring residents together to achieve their community goals.Donate
Spark Fund Families and Children Initiative
This fund supports services that promote the success of Greater Hartford families and their children, in school and beyond. We have identified specific impactful programs including early literacy initiatives, training for home-based child care providers, and workshops that promote early learning and parent/child engagement.Donate
Spark Fund Work Force Development Initiative
We recognize the need to help workers acquire the skills to launch successful, family-sustaining careers and to help businesses attract and retain the workforce they need to remain competitive. This fund supports programs that provide new skills training, placement and retention services to those with low literacy and limited employment opportunities.Donate