Giving Stories

Giving Stories

Donors are very special people. Ours are no exception. Where others see problems, they see opportunities - using their personal resources to advance causes they care about and create a stronger community.


Bitsie Clark Fund for the Arts

Nov 29, 2017
Est. 2017 by Barbara Lamb, Mimsie Coleman, Robin Golden, Betty Monz and Maryann Ott. Read More »

ECHORN Hurricane Relief Fund

Oct 27, 2017
Est. 2017 to rebuild social services support for millions of affected Carribean people. Read More »

Scholarships Awarded From Milton Fisher Fund

Sep 19, 2017
Nearly $130,000 distributed as seven four-year scholarships; an additional $3,500 distributed as seven honorable mention scholarships. Read More »

Katrina Clark Fund

Aug 09, 2017
Est. 2017 to honor the life and works of Katrina Clark, former longtime FCHC Executive Director Read More »

A Responsibility to New Haven

Jun 09, 2017
Fund honors parents and ties to local community Read More »

Honoring a Legacy of Learning

May 24, 2017
Susan Whetstone, Foundation donor and former Board chair, set up The Bishop Family Fund in 2005 in honor of her father, Morris Norvell Bishop, whose life-long love of learning inspired her and her four siblings to want to give back. Read More »

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 »

Fund Honors Life Work of Pediatrician

Jun 23, 2016
Dr. Robert LaCamera spent forty years practicing “the care of the whole child” as a pediatrician, alongside Drs. Morris Wessel and Robert Anderson on Howard Avenue in New Haven. Their philosophy: that the physical health of the child was directly related to the stability and wellbeing of the family as a whole. Read More »

Advisory Board Spotlight: Susan Garcia Nofi

Jun 10, 2016
Learn more about the Community Fund for Women & Girls Advisory Chair. Read More »

MakingWaves in Honor of Friends and Loved Ones

Jun 10, 2016
The MakingWaves Leadership Giving Program launched in 2015 to grow the Community Fund for Women & Girls endowment. Read More »


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