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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 Opioid Crisis »


In small towns and big cities, rural areas and suburbs, the number of people abusing pain pills and turning to heroin has grown to unprecedented heights. The resulting losses in relationships, money and lives have been tragic — hitting families at every income level and across all racial and ethnic backgrounds.

From the Start: 'r kids Family Center »


’r kids Family Center has been going strong for more than two decades and The Foundation has bee there from the start.

2018 Responsive Grant Awards »


The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven's 2018 responsive grant awards create opportunity and respond to community needs.

Donation Dollars Go Further on Campaign Days »


To help strengthen the local nonprofit sector, The Community Foundation is once again offering Campaign Days.

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

Tras la tormenta: Puerto Rico un año después de María

Únase al Progreso Latino Fund para mirar hacia atrás y mirar hacia el futuro de Puerto Rico un año después del huracán María en nuestro foro anual. Read More »

Tras la Tormenta: Puerto Rico One Year After Maria

Join the Progreso Latino Fund as we look back to look forward at the future of Puerto Rico one year after Hurricane Maria at our annual forum. Read More »

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

The first in a two-part series focusing on the basics of visual storytelling. Explore what makes a compelling story in words and photos Read More »

Disaster Preparedness Workshop with The American Red Cross 

. The Red Cross provides organizations with the training and tools to become better prepared to respond to and successfully withstand a disaster and other emergencies. 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

Patricia Hermes Fund

Est. 2018 by Paul Hermes. Read More »

Give now for generations to come

Local philanthropist Helen Jones will forever be rememberd through the two funds she established at The Community Foundation. Read More »

From the Start: 'r kids Family Center

’r kids Family Center has been going strong for more than two decades and The Foundation has bee there from the start. Read More »


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