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First Grants Awarded from COVID-19 Community Fund

Apr 03, 2020
Twenty-eight nonprofits providing direct relief to community members disproportionately impacted by Covid-19 are first grant recipients Read More »

Community Foundation Releases Nearly $1.3 Million to Nonprofits due to COVID-19

Mar 27, 2020
This is one of several steps The Foundation is taking to provide assistance Read More »

Announcing Greater New Haven COVID-19 Community Fund

Mar 19, 2020
A community-wide effort to raise money to help Greater New Haven's nonprofit organizations and the people they serve affected by COVID-19. Read More »

2020 Funding Opportunities

Jan 08, 2020
Announcing the opening of several grant application processes for 2020. Read More »

Fernando Muñiz Appointed to Community Foundation Board of Directors

Dec 18, 2019
Fernando Muñiz has been appointed to the Board of Directors Read More »

Grant Opportunities from The Community Foundation

Nov 20, 2019
The Grantseeker Information Webinar provides an overview of The Community Foundation's 2020 grant processes. Listen now. Read More »

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 »

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New Haven, CT 06510



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