Support Arts & Culture

Support Arts & Culture

Greater New Haven is home to a thriving arts community that includes theatre, music, dance and the visual arts. It is invested in its libraries, museums, historic preservation and the celebration of its members’ ethnic and cultural diversity. Your investment in the arts keeps our community vibrant.

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Artists are engaging hundreds of thousands of people from near and far, creating a high sense of wellbeing in the community.

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Historic Preservation »

01.14.2016

Historic preservation not only contributes to the region’s identity and quality of life. It also stimulates the economy and create jobs.

Creative Placemaking »

07.10.2014

The arts in Greater New Haven have played an important role in rejuvenating depopulated areas and creating places where people want to live, work, and visit.

Making Music, Making Community »

04.11.2014

Talk long enough about music in the New Haven area, and you’ll find yourself talking about community. Something happens in the shared experience of a live performance – and it’s irreplaceable. Scratch just below the surface of musical training in the New Haven area and you’ll see that striving for excellence is at home everywhere.

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Long Wharf Theatre: Art, Community & Giving

By the time the Board of Long Wharf Theatre celebrated its 20th birthday in 1985, it had established a national reputation and was an important force in the regional theater movement. But the Theatre needed stronger financial footing, so its leaders turned to The Community Foundation. Read More »

New Haven Clothier Supports the Arts

The David T. Langrock Old Masters Art Fund was established as a preference fund at The Community Foundation. In keeping with the intentions of the original Foundation, the Old Masters Art Fund encourages and promotes classical art and the study of classical art in the Greater New Haven area. Read More »

A Dramatic Dedication to Community

The Whitney Players Theater Company teaches youth in Greater New Haven about theatre, while providing quality productions to the community at an affordable price. Read More »



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Index Report

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is proud to have been a major funder of the 2016 Greater New Haven Community Index report compiled by DataHaven. 

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The report is based on federal and statewide data sources, including the 2015 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey, which conducted live interviews with 16,219 randomly-selected adults throughout Connecticut in 2015. The survey provides information not otherwise available at a local level, such as respondents’ views on effectiveness of local government, financial security, access to resources and basic needs, transportation, and other social and economic issues.

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