Blog Posts

Secure Jobs Connecticut: Caitlin and Justin

by | March 19, 2018

[VIDEO] Meet Caitlin and Justin, two of the incredibly creative and compassionate frontline staff of Secure Jobs Connecticut.

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Resources & Reports

The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Homes

A detailed examination of the rental affordability crisis in our nation.

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Melville in the News

$10 Million From 9 Foundations Will Call Attention the Lack of Low-Cost Housing

The Trust joined forces with eight national foundations to create Funders for Housing and Opportunity, a funding collaborative dedicated to ensuring ensure individuals and families across America can afford safe, stable rentals in thriving communities.

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Blog Posts

The Whole Person

by | February 7, 2018

We know housing is at the core of ending homelessness. We also know we can’t stop there.

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Resources & Reports

Billings Forge Community Works

“What happens when a foundation decides to go deep with its mission and make a direct investment in a community?”

In 2003 we made our first investment in the historic Hartford neighborhood of Frog Hollow. The Field Guide to a Regenerative Community explores our long-term investment in this community through Billings Forge Community Works. 

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Blog Posts

Employment and Educational Opportunity Fund Grants: 2018

by | January 31, 2018

Small, but essential costs—a bus pass, books for a class, tools for an apprenticeship, child care, a decent suit for an interview—can make the difference between being able to prepare for and land a job or remain unemployed.

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Blog Posts

Big Data: A Key Part of Ending Homelessness in Connecticut

by | January 22, 2018

An inside look into how Connecticut is turning to data to identify the final steps it needs to reach the finish line in its effort to end homelessness.

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