Highsmith Memorial Scholarship Fund »
When Deborah Highsmith passed away, her family wanted to celebrate her life as a caring and dedicated person. In her memory, a scholarship fund was established for New Haven students.
Saulsbury Fund Supports Rising Musicians »
Robert Saulsbury transferred his father’s private foundation to The Community Foundation in 2001. The reason? To ensure the continued growth of the scholarship bearing his father’s name. Today, the Curtis M. Saulsbury Scholarship Fund provides young people the opportunity to obtain an education in music.
Promising Scholars Fund »
"We really want to establish legacies when it comes to contributing to the growth of American society, most specifically, the growth and advancement of people who look like us."
A Champion of the "Little People" »
Ilene Saulsbury was a passionate supporter of our community until her death in 2015. Her inspiring legacy lives on in perpetuity through the fund she established at The Community Foundation.
Honoring a Legacy of Learning »
“I wanted to really honor my dad and the sacrifices he made to get his own education so he could provide us with a better life." Bishop Family Fund est. 2005 by Susan Whetstone.
Washington Walker Family Fund »
In 2017, Jolyn Walker decided to take her annual giving activity a step further by establishing the Washington Walker Family Fund to support local organizations that she and her late husband, Judge, cared about. Her donor advised fund is named, in part, for her father, who taught his children about being community-minded.
Dr. Leon Bailey Jr. Fund »
“My donor advised fund lets me invest in the people and place where I live.” Dr. Leon Bailey Jr. Fund, est. 2017 by Dr. Leon Bailey Jr.
BlackNHV Fund »
"I want those who have had success in the city, to support the fund to help those who just need a little bit more help": BlackNHV Fund est. 2017 by Ratasha Smith.