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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 

Fourteen Years of Growing Valley Philanthropy »


A focal point of the Valley Community Foundation’s (VCF) Annual Reception in May was the newly-signed 10-year affiliation agreement between The Community Foundation and VCF.

A Parklet Grows in Fairhaven »


The Urban Canopy Parklet provides seating, shade, and community on Grand Ave. in Fairhaven.

Nonprofits Explore Mergers and Alliances in Workshop Series »


A nonprofit workshop series helps local nonprofit leaders assess the strengths and vulnerabilities of their organizations, and identify potential merger or partnership opportunities.

Engaging and Informing Voters During the Election and Beyond »


GNH Vote 2018 is a nonpartisan voter engagement effort that will register and inform historically disenfranchised community members this coming election cycle.

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.

Upcoming and Recent Events

Telling Your Story to Funders, Part I: Reporting, Narratives and Photos

Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, 70 Audubon St, New Haven. The first in a two-part series focusing on the basics of visual storytelling. Explore what makes a compelling story in words and photos; how to effectively communicate to funders and donors, and what funders may look for when evaluating grant success and impact. Read More »

PLF Gala: Celebrando 15 Años de Progreso!

Join us for an evening of fabulous food and dancing to celebrate the Progreso Latino Fund's 15th Anniversary - Sep. 15 Read More »

June 18 - Powerful Voices: Strengthening the Individual and the Community

Activist Tarana Burke, the 2006 founder of the "me too." Movement, spoke at the Community Fund for Women & Girls 2018 Annual Meeting and Convening Read More »

Preparing Your Clients for the 2018 Tax Season

Hear from fellow advisors onThursday, May 24, 2018 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?

Kathleen Cei

Communications Officer 203-777-7082 Email Kathleen

How can we help?

Tricia Caldwell

Director of Communications 203-777-7090 Email Tricia

A Parklet Grows in Fairhaven

The Urban Canopy Parklet provides seating, shade, and community on Grand Ave. in Fairhaven. Read More »

Salute to Fellow Nonagenarians: Ruth and Charles Grannick

As The Foundation celebrates its 90th anniversary, we’re honored to be in the company of these amazing 90(plus)-year-old donors: Ruth and Charles Grannick. Read More »

Arts and Ideas Celebrates Immigrants

Immigrants are taking center stage at the Arts and Ideas Festival. Read More »


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