Notice: While The Foundation office building remains closed to visitors, staff are working during normal business hours Monday through Friday and are available by phone or email unless the office is officially closed in observance of a holiday. Please note our office will be closed on February 21, 2022 in observance of Presidents' Day. See our staff page for contact information.

Stepping Forward

A commitment to our community to address the impact of COVID and to advance racial equity

Report to Our Community

In 2020, The Community Foundation responded almost overnight to COVID, changing much of what we do and how we do it.

Basic Needs

The Basic Needs Fund

The Basic Needs Fund supports local organizations that provide people living in poverty and distress with material basic needs such as food, temporary shelter, heat, personal safety, urgent health-care needs and hygiene products. You can help our neighbors in need by making a charitable donation today.


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.

Supporting Entrepreneurs

The Community Foundation Mission Investments Company (TCF-MIC)

Black, Latino, immigrant and women-owned businesses and organizations are creating opportunity Greater New Haven.

Supporting Nonprofits

Nonprofit Resource Center

Resources and workshops for Greater New Haven nonprofit executive directors, board members, volunteers and staff at all levels of experience, from those who are just starting out to longtime veterans.

Promoting Latino Leadership

The Progreso Latino Fund

A permanent resource that brings people together to have a positive impact on the most important issues facing Latinos today.

Advancing Gender Equity

Community Fund for Women & Girls

Greater New Haven's only endowment dedicated to promoting the social and economic advancement of women and girls.

COVID-19 Relief & Recovery

Keeping Our Community Healthy, Safe and Informed

The Foundation office at 70 Audubon is closed to visitors due to COVID-19, but staff is available online for business during normal hours. Please click below for more on The Foundation's response to help our community.

Reports & Publications

Data to Inform Action

Access the latest reports on the social health and wellbeing of populations in Greater New Haven.