Report to Our Community 2023-24

The path to continued progress remains what it has always been – finding bold new ways to stay connected and work together.

Double Your Impact

Gifts to the Basic Needs Fund are now being doubled. Help ensure grant resources are available – now and in the future.

The Great Give: Thank You for Giving!

$3.8 million raised for Greater New Haven nonprofits — the highest amount in its history for a record number of organizations!

About Us

What is The Community Foundation?

Learn more about who we are and what we do as Greater New Haven's permanent trust.

Supporting Nonprofits

Nonprofit Resource Center

This library of resources is designed for anyone involved in nonprofit work in Greater New Haven including executive directors, board members, volunteers and staff with any level of experience.

Planned Giving

Your Charitable Estate Plans

Making a planned gift is a wonderful way to achieve your own personal, financial, estate-planning, and philanthropic goals while you support the community and the causes you care about most.


Philanthropy's Response to the Israel-Hamas War

The Council on Foundations offers donors valuable information and resources for responding to the most recent events in the longstanding Israeli-Palestinian conflict.


Stay Connected

Read our latest newsletter to learn about the people working together and the grants awarded addressing the impact of COVID and advancing racial equity in our region.

Basic Needs

The Basic Needs Fund

Attention donors: Double your gift! A one-to-one match will be applied to donations to the Basic Needs Fund.

Increasing Giving

The Vineyard Project In New Haven

The Vineyard Project In New Haven is recognizing and amplifying the vibrant Black history and culture of our local community.

Opportunity and Equity

New Haven Equitable Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

The New Haven Equitable Entrepreneurial Ecosystem (NHE3) is a strategy of The Community Foundation Mission Investments Company that offers grants and technical assistance for small business owners. More information and the grant application is at

The Community Fund for Women & Girls

Economic Security Funding Helps 2,989 Local Women

Inside the Winter 2023 edition of the Community Fund for Women & Girls newsletter: $190K in Pathways to Economic Security Grants; Girls of Color Mentoring Network; Disrupting Gender Inequity; Advisory Board Spotlight: Barbara Chesler + more ...