Inspiration Monday Stories

Inspiration Monday Stories

The following stories were created by The Community Foundation to highlight local nonprofits and the impact they have throughout  Greater New Haven. The stories are posted and shared online each Monday afternoon. 

Creating community through baseball »


Walter “Pop” Smith Little League brings together children and families.

From the Start: Neighborhood Civics in Action »


Evolving over the years, the neighborhood program has held onto one core element: helping residents improve their community.

Island Preserved for Future Generations »


Elizabeth Hird created the Outer Island Education and Research Fund in 2003 to ensure protection of the island’s natural resources and to enable continued access to the island for educational and research activities.

A Parklet Grows in Fair Haven »


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

"One City" Enlivens New Haven »


A series of free and affordable adventures happening in every New Haven neighborhood this summer kicks off this Thursday

Arts and Ideas Celebrates Immigrants »


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

C-HIT Digs into Children's Health »


Connecticut Health I-TEAM (C-HIT) may have one of the state’s smallest newsrooms, but it has a big impact. With a reach of more than 1.2 million readers, C-HIT is delivering on its mission of empowering residents to challenge public policy with its deep focus on health and safety issues.

WE ARE Portraits Celebrate Immigrants »


The art installation "WE ARE—A Nation of Immigrants" transformed the New Haven Green and buildings throughout the city into a public celebration of the rich diversity and contributions of immigrants past and present.

Young Immigrants Turn Dreams into Action »


Connecticut Students for a Dream see local victories in campaign for immigrant rights.

Relaunched Schooner Has Wind in its Sails »


Two years after becoming a signature program of the New Haven Land Trust, Schooner Camp is planning to double in size, a remarkable turnaround for the popular sailing and coastal exploration program.

How can we help?

Matt Higbee

Research and Communications Officer 203-777-7093 Email Matt


70 Audubon Street
New Haven, CT 06510



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