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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 »

Research Professor and Attorney to Join Board of Directors Jan. 1

Dec 14, 2017
The Community Foundation to welcome two new Board members in 2018: Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith and attorney Gregory J. Pepe. Read More »

Greater New Haven Rises to Challenges

Dec 13, 2017
Community values strongly and emotionally affirmed at The Foundation's convening, "Preserving Our Values and Commitments – A Look at the Challenges of 2017 and How Our Community is Responding.” Read More »

Grant Opportunities for Nonprofits

Dec 06, 2017
Grant processes open for the Community Fund for Women & Girls and The Quinnipiac River Fund and more Read More »

Community Foundation Grants Provide Support Amid 2017's Unprecedented Challenges

Nov 20, 2017
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven reaffirms its committment to the community through grants awarded to local nonprofits. Read More »

Scholarships Awarded From Milton Fisher Fund

Sep 19, 2017
Nearly $130,000 distributed as seven four-year scholarships; an additional $3,500 distributed as seven honorable mention scholarships. Read More »

Fresh Faces Join The Community Foundation’s Board of Directors

Jul 18, 2017
Drs. Maysa Akbar and Joseph Gordon join The Community Foundation's Board of Directors in 2017. Read More »

The Community Fund for Women and Girls Talks Feminism and Activism; Awards $130,950 to Projects Advancing Gender Equity

Jun 14, 2017
National leaders Linda Sarsour and Rebecca Traister shared thoughts on issues at the core of feminism. Nine local nonprofits were awarded grants to support projectspromoting the social and economic advancement of women and girls. Read More »

Great Give 2017 Raises Nearly $1.3 for Nonprofits

May 04, 2017
Grand Prizes Won by Nonprofits Providing Land Preservation, Services to Refugees and Immigrants, and Engaging Youth Read More »

Get Your Give On with The Great Give®: May 2-3, 2017

Apr 11, 2017
The Great Give® is on May 2-3, 2017. Help nonprofits win thousands of dollars in prizes! Read More »

The Community Foundation Now Offering Funding Opportunities to Nonprofit Animal Shelters

Apr 10, 2017
The Foundation is now offering funding opportunities to nonprofit animal shelters from the The Lillian and Henry A. Konopacke Fund. Read More »

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New Haven, CT 06510



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