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Pictured above: Two years after becoming a signature program of the New Haven Land Trust, Schooner Camp is planning to double in size in 2018.

Informing and engaging the community are primary ways we fulfill our mission to create positive and sustainable change in Greater New Haven.

Recent News 

First Grants Awarded from COVID-19 Community Fund »


Twenty-eight nonprofits providing direct relief to community members disproportionately impacted by Covid-19 are first grant recipients

Food Relief Adapts to Pandemic »


Local food agencies have have rapidly transformed their operations to ensure that the hungry continue to be fed during the COVID-19 crisis.

COVID-19 Resources for Nonprofits »


Nonprofits are eligible for many of the federal and state programs that have been established to support small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Community Foundation Releases Nearly $1.3 Million to Nonprofits due to COVID-19 »


This is one of several steps The Foundation is taking to provide assistance

COVID-19 Related Communications

For resources and information about The Foundation's responses to COVID-19, including the launch of the Greater New Haven COVID-19 Community Fund, accelerated grantmaking, investment monitoring and Read more.

There "From The Start"

On the occasion of the 90th anniversary of its founding, The Community Foundation is proud to present a series called “From the Start” — a history of investing in good ideas and talented people. Read more.

Inspiration Monday

Every Monday, The Foundation highlights the work of a local nonprofit in Greater New Haven. Read more.

In the News 

The Community Foundation in the news across the region. Read more. 

Upcoming and Recent Events

NOTICE: To keep our community safe, healthy and informed, The Foundation is developing plans in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Please visit for the most up-to-date information, including plans around event cancellations, postponements or adjustments.

Powering Through COVID-19 - WEBINAR

April 9 – May 7, 2020: Nonprofits are being stretched and challenged in ways they have never encountered. Learn about resources on how to survive and eventually emerge stronger than ever. Read More »

Stressed to the Max? 15 Minutes, Just for YOU! - WEBINAR

April 7 - May 19, 2020: Tips on how to re-tune yourself even when you have 20 things you must do right this minute. Read More »

Consultant Support Program for Nonprofits

From time to time, a nonprofit Executive Director, senior administrative staff member or Board member needs a thought partner or coach to work through a challenge or explore an opportunity. Read More »

Using The Great Give in New Ways for Special Events and Campaigns - WEBINAR

April 7, 2020 - Learn tips on how to transform your cancelled event to an online fundraiser in this free webinar. Read More »


Convenings and Donor Briefings

The Foundation hosts focused convenings and small briefings throughout the year on topics important to Greater New Haven. 

Learn more about upcoming and recently held convenings and donor briefings.

How can we help?

Ratasha Smith

Communications Officer 203-777-7096 Email Ratasha

How can we help?

Patricia Bogie

Director of Communications 203-777-7090 Email Patricia

Food Relief Adapts to Pandemic

Local food agencies have have rapidly transformed their operations to ensure that the hungry continue to be fed during the COVID-19 crisis. Read More »

The Connecticut Hospice Serves with Humanity During COVID-19

The Branford-based nonprofit adapts to the pandemic. Read More »

Nonprofit Maker Space Sews Masks For Health Workers

Make Haven members are pitching in to sew masks for frontline healthcare and service workers. Read More »


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