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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 Fresher 

Jan 03, 2019
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is delighted to welcome Liana Garcia Fresher 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 »

Wessel Fund Gives Unsung Hero Awards to Immigrant Bail Fund, Newhallville’s Doreen Abubakar

Mar 13, 2018
The Morris and Irmgard Wessel Fund award unsung heroes. Read More »

Connecticut Community Foundations Collaborate to Support New Journalism Series on Impact of State Fiscal Crisis

Mar 12, 2018
Connecticut Community Foundations partner to support local journalism series and statewide community conversations. Read More »

Greater New Haven NAACP and Community Foundation for Greater New Haven Announce New Partnership

Feb 14, 2018
The Community Foundation and the New Haven Branch of the NAACP announce new partnership to improve opportunities for urban homebuyers. Read More »

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Ratasha Smith

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New Haven, CT 06510



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