Quinnipiac River Fund
Twelve organizations received $112,000 in 2011 for programs that work to reduce river pollution, support the environment and educate the public about the Quinnipiac River. Catalyst Collaborative is using its funding to create a website that will be a consolidated source for Quinnipiac River information, resources, research and advocacy, specifically related to the work and impact of the Quinnipiac River Fund. Audubon Connnecticut is using its funding to raise awareness about ways to reduce sources of pollution and to improve habitats for birds and other wildlife within the Quinnipiac River watershed. Learn more about the 2012 grantees.
Click here for Quinnipiac River Fund application information; next grant application deadline is January 2014.
Stewardship of our natural resources is essential if we wish to guarantee that present and future generations enjoy clean water, good air quality and open spaces. When you support organizations that protect the environment, you address immediate needs today while ensuring a greener tomorrow. Below is list of funds at The Community Foundation as well as a resource list of nonprofits that work to preserve and protect the environment. Learn more about environmental stewardship efforts in our region.