The Aurora Foundation’s

13th Annual Signature Breakfast

Friday, October 26, 2018
7:30-9:30am (program begins promptly at 8:00am)
Hartford Marriott Downtown


Nominations now being accepted for Aurora’s 2018

Young Woman and Woman Philanthropists! 


Aurora’s 2018 Young Woman Philanthropist
Do you know a young woman between the ages of 14 and 18 years old (current high school freshman, sophomore or junior) who is doing great things in her community? Whether cleaning up a beach, working in a food pantry, raising funds for a local shelter or teaching a group of kids to dance, we are looking for a young woman who is demonstrating excellence in community service.  The selected young woman will be recognized at the Signature Breakfast event on October 26 where she will be honored in the company of over 500 women and men who will learn about her impact in the community.  Nominations due March 30, 2018.


Aurora’s 2018 Woman Philanthropist
Annually, at the Signature Breakfast, the Aurora Foundation honors a woman in the Greater Hartford region who contributes to the community through her philanthropic activities. She is a woman who identifies issues and shares her time, talents and treasures to meet community needs and address problems – especially as they may impact women and girls.  At the Signature Breakfast event on October 26 she will be recognized as a role model for her involvement in cultural, educational, health, and/or women issues.  Nominations due May 4, 2018.







Net proceeds from the 13th Annual Signature Breakfast will support Aurora’s community grant making, focused on college completion programs that propel women and girls in the Greater Hartford region to earn a college degree.

Thank you to our supporters!

As of February 21, 2018

Visionary Sponsor

Pillar Sponsors

United Bank Foundation

Innovator Sponsors

The Barnes Group

Robinson & Cole, LLP

Change Agent Sponsors

Amenta/Emma Architects

Essex Financial Group