Community Fund for Women & Girls

Who We Are

Community Fund for Women and Girls Advisory Board with Foundation Staff

The Community Fund for Women & Girls is Greater New Haven's only endowment promoting the social and economic advancement of women and girls. Join the effort to improve the quality of life for women in our region and promote gender equity through education, convenings and funding.

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Officers and Advisory Board Members

Fund Facts*

The Community Fund for Women & Girls has awarded over $1,048,400 Million to advance women and girls since 1995. 

Grants awarded by age– girls (20%), teens (25%), women (28%) and mature women and intergenerational programs (27%).  

Grants awarded by Fund priority area– health (30%), economic security – including education (41%), violence prevention (6%), political participation (8%) and enrichment/education programming (15%).

Grants awarded by geography– Greater New Haven region (27%), New Haven (53%), Suburbs/Valley (18%) and Statewide (2%). 

Stay informed. Read Investing With A Gender Lens, The Community Foundation's info brief. 

*2011-2017 data
Officers and Advisory Board Members


2017 Officers

Janna Wagner 

Heather Calabrese   
Vice Chair 

Karen Peart

Susan Garcia Nofi
Immediate Past Chair

Kellyann Day
Community Foundation Board Liaison    

2017 Advisory Board

Susan Addiss Mary Beth Congdon Miriam Gohara Christine Kim Carol Ross
Sharon Brooks Tina Garrity Annie Harper Maribel Lopez Cynthia Watson
Barbara Chesler Anne Godsey Mubarakah Ibrahim Liza Janssen Petra Tressa Spears Jackson


70 Audubon Street
New Haven, CT 06510



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