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

Nov 04, 2019
The Community Foundation awards $2,938,243 in grants to local nonprofits through The Community Foundation's Responsive Grantmaking process. Read More »

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

Oct 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. Read More »

Milton Fisher Fund Awards $120,000 in Scholarships

Oct 02, 2019
The Milton Fisher Fund awards a total of $120,000 distributed as six four-year scholarships; an additional $2,500 distributed as five honorable mention scholarships. Read More »

Community Fund for Women & Girls Advances Gender Equity with $130,000 in Grants

Jun 24, 2019
The Community Fund for Women & Girls announces grants to partner organizations working to advance gender equity. Read More »

The James and Eileen Perillo Education Fund

Jun 07, 2019
A tribute to two local education enthusiasts Read More »

The Great Give 2019 Raises $1.8 Million

May 03, 2019
Exceeds Number of Donors, Dollars and Gifts Over Prior Year Read More »

2019 Quinnipiac River Fund Grant Awards 

Apr 19, 2019
The Quinnipiac River Fund has awarded $138,000 in grants to study, improve, and reduce the pollution in the Quinnipiac River and its surrounding watershed. Read More »

The Community Foundation's Kara Straun Receives Prestigious Award

Apr 12, 2019
The Foundation's Kara Straun was presented with the ABFE Philanthropic Emerging Leadership Award at ABFE's annual conference on April 5, 2019. Read More »

New Haven Healthy Start Receives New 5 year, $5.4 Million Federal Grant

Apr 01, 2019
Funding will help Continue to Address Infant Mortality with Focus on Social Determinants of Health and Promotion of Health Equity for New Haven Families Read More »

The Community Foundation Welcomes New Leadership and Member to 2019 Board of Directors

Jan 29, 2019
The board of directors elects Khalilah Brown-Dean to chair and Flemming “Nick” Norcott Jr. to vice chair and welcomes Terry H. Jones as its newest member. Read More »

The Community Foundation welcomes Liana Garcia

Jan 03, 2019
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is delighted to welcome Liana Garcia as director of gift planning. Read More »

Grant Opportunities from The Community Foundation

Dec 04, 2018
G rant opportunities and application deadlines Read More »

Scholarships Awarded From Milton Fisher Fund

Sep 24, 2018
A total of $120,000 distributed as seven four-year scholarships; an additional $2,500 distributed as five honorable mention scholarships. Read More »

The Great(est) Give: Over $1.7 Million Raised for Local Nonprofits

May 04, 2018
The Great Give ® 2018 far surpasses previous years, raising over $1.7 million for local nonprofits spanning Greater New Haven and the Valley. Read More »

Give Where You Live During The Great Give 2018, May 1st – 2nd

Apr 27, 2018
The Great Give® is back! The 36-hour online giving event takes place May 1st and 2nd throughout Greater New Haven. Read More »

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New Haven, CT 06510



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