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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 

The Community Foundation Awards Nearly $3 million to Local Nonprofit Partners »

11.04.2019

The Community Foundation awards $2,938,243 in grants to local nonprofits through The Community Foundation's Responsive Grantmaking process.

Access to Healthy Food and Food Start-ups Expands with Nonprofit Merger »

11.04.2019

As a combined organization, New Haven Farms and New Haven Land Truts will make green space more accessible to all city residents, thereby creating a healthy environment that will promote community social connections, physical activity, and positive health outcomes.

New Greater New Haven Community Index 2019 Examines Regional Well-being and Economic Opportunity »

10.30.2019

The report Greater New Haven Community Index 2019: Understanding Well-Being, Economic Opportunity, and Change in Greater New Haven Neighborhoods 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.

Ability Beyond Empowers Independence »

10.28.2019

Longtime nonprofit helps adults of all abilities live and work in the community.

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

PLF Forum with Former Congressman Luis Gutiérrez

Join us Nov. 18, 2019 for an engaging conversation with former Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez as he shares insights on his continuing advocacy for immigration reform and immigrant rights, Veteran’s issues, workers’ rights, LGBTQ+ rights and gender equality. Read More »

Creating a Future of Opportunity Event Recap

The Community Foundation forum, “Creating a Future of Opportunity,” turned out more than 200 community leaders and residents from diverse backgrounds, professions and ages to exchange ideas for creating more opportunity for Greater New Haven residents. Read More »

Settled Landscape: Lessons from the 2018 Tax Law Changes

A panel discussion for Professional Advisors was held on the benefits and challenges of the 2018 tax law changes and the impact on community philanthropy. Read More »

Beautiful Skin: A Courageous Conversation on Black Latinx

The Progreso Latino Fund held a courageous conversation on Black Latinx with Ingrid M. Canady at their Latino leaders networking event on Sept. 16, 2019, 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

Access to Healthy Food and Food Start-ups Expands with Nonprofit Merger

As a combined organization, New Haven Farms and New Haven Land Truts will make green space more accessible to all city residents, thereby creating a healthy environment that will promote community social connections, physical activity, and positive health outcomes. Read More »

Ability Beyond Empowers Independence

Longtime nonprofit helps adults of all abilities live and work in the community. Read More »

High Quality Childcare for Teenage Parents

Student Parenting and Family Services provides high-quality care and support for high school parents and their families. Read More »

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