A quality education is a right and a necessity. When you support quality education, you give a child limitless possibilities and a community, future stability.
Educational achievement gaps persist between high and low income neighborhoods in Greater New Haven.
Providing Quality Education »
Education is the foundation for a successful life. High education levels are strongly associated with better career opportunities, higher earnings, good health, and positive wellbeing. Across the country, however, children receive unequal access to quality schools depending on where they happen to live.
Untapped Potential: Engaging all Connecticut Youth »
"Untapped Potential: Engaging all Connecticut youth" is an in depth report commissioned by the Dalio Foundation on the causes of and potential solutions to disengagement and disconnection.
Starting off right with early childhood education »
Before they enter kindergarten, children have already developed many of the basic brain connections that impact their ability to learn.
Junior Achievement of Southwest New England helps students relate “what they learn” to “what they earn”. Read More »
The Educational Care Collaborative works with students at two Hamden schools, and their parents, to ensure that every child gets the most out of the classroom experience. Read More »
This area nonprofit promotes literacy among youth through after-school and tutoring programs. Read More »
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is proud to have been a major funder of the 2016 Greater New Haven Community Index report compiled by DataHaven.
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The report is based on federal and statewide data sources, including the 2015 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey, which conducted live interviews with 16,219 randomly-selected adults throughout Connecticut in 2015. The survey 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.