Since 2002, the Foundation and its predecessors has invested millions of dollars in grants, scholarships and matching gift programs with a focus on building sustainable, vital and healthy communities, preserving cultural and artistic heritage, advancing education and improving the lives of vulnerable persons.


Reserve Bank Presidents & Avangrid Foundation - for a Better New England

Avangrid Foundation Director, Nicole Licata Grant, was an invited guest of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, selected to join a meeting of the Conference of Federal Reserve Bank Presidents from around the country. The Presidents  assembled for their semi-annual meeting, which included a visit to Lowell, Massachusetts, a Working Cities Challenge winner….

A Park grows in the park city!

Yesterday morning, the Avangrid Foundation, United Illuminating (UI) and Southern CT Gas (SCG) staff were on hand to celebrate the launch of the re-imagined Johnson Oak Park in the East end of Bridgeport, Connecticut. The park includes features like a playground, paths, a living classroom, community garden, bioswales and a pavilion.