Mission: The club's mission includes providing an organization through which alumni of yale and residents of the greater hartford areas may contribute to the welfare of yale university; facilitating, initiating, sponsoring and participating in programs and projects aimed at developing and maintaining mutual understanding between yale, its alumni and residents of the greater hartford area; participating in the raising of funds for the benefit of yale; participating in the raising of funds in order to establish and award scholarships for the benefit of students who are residents of or attended secondary schools in greater hartford, and encouraging the enrollment of qualified students in yale. The yale club and scholarship foundation of hartford, inc. (the club) was incorporated as a connecticut nonstock corporation in 1952; formalizing a club that was founded in 1885. In 1980, the club and its scholarship foundation merged to form the current organization. .
Programs: Scholarships to yale university - funds are paid directly to the university for its general scholarship fund. The university provides need-blind support to all qualifying students, including those from the hartford area. $5,000.
event expenses - club events and meetings. Most event expenses are offset by revenues from the events and an endowment. The club held one event with a speaker and several other events and meetings. There are approximately 100 members and others who attend events as guests or receive annual mailings from the club. Total expenses - $3,790.
book awards to 36 high school juniors, outstanding in academics and leadership, selected by the principals of area schools.
service awards to club members and yale students. All awards are plaques, trophies or certificates. No cash.