HPS Receives Grant from Nellie Mae Education Foundation

HPS Receives Grant from Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Hartford Public Schools has been selected by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation to receive the “Supporting Districts Addressing Two Pandemics” grant. This one-year, $250,000 grant supports school districts that serve communities with large numbers of Black and Brown children and their families impacted by COVID-19. These funds will help address the complex interrelated problems posed by COVID-19 as well as anti-Black structural racism.

Nellie Mae, a long-term supporting partner of HPS, invited the district to apply for this grant. HPS plans to utilize these funds to provide resources for:

  • teacher health and well-being
  • trauma-informed supports
  • technology preparedness

The grant aligns with all four priorities in our District Model of Excellence. HPS is grateful for the continued support from Nellie Mae for this critical work on behalf of our students.