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The Great Give 2017

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Discover the 470+ nonprofits participating in The Great Give® 2017.

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Unleash your inner hero 

Nominate a nonprofit to receive a $1000 grant during The Great Give® 2017

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Imagine the possibilities, now and in the future.

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Inform yourself and others about what needs to be done.

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Inspire others to build a stronger community.

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Invest your energy, talent and resources, and get others to invest.

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Community, Now More Than Ever


We have learned that perpetuity is only legitimate when accompanied by a willingness to step forward and to take action when the times demand it.  


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Ways To Give

The Community Foundation offers a variety of ways that can help you achieve your charitable goals.

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Plant Therapy

Apr 24, 2017
Adults with developmental and physical disabilities find community and purpose at GROWERS, an education and work program at the Edgerton Park greenhouses. Read More »

Women Investing in Second Chances

Apr 17, 2017
At Strive-New Haven's W.I.N.S program, women learn to overcome past struggles that have made it hard for them to find employment or advance in careers. Read More »

Engaging Donors (Recorded)

Apr 12, 2017
A recorded podcast on engaging donors leading up to and following The Great Give® and other fundraising campaigns. Read More »

Prospect Research Online Webinar (May 24)

Apr 11, 2017
May 24, 2017 10:30-11:30 a.m: Introducing development professionals to the Prospect Research Online (PRO) prospecting tool. Read More »

Good to Know

For Donors 

The Community Progress Report 2016

Nov 29, 2016
The Community Progress Report uses the latest economic, demographic, educational, health, and well-being data to provide benchmarks that identify strengths to build on and challenges that need to be addressed. Read More »

For Nonprofits

Get Your Give On with The Great Give®: May 2-3, 2017

Apr 11, 2017
The Great Give® is on May 2-3, 2017. Help nonprofits win thousands of dollars in prizes! Read More »

For You

New Haven Teacher Gives Back

Dec 29, 2016
Mary Lowery spent 35 years as an educator. The Lowery Family Fund, which she established in honor of her parents, will support the New Haven Scholarship Fund, an all-volunteer organization that provides college scholarships for New Haven students. Read More »


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