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Notice: A data security incident has involved one of our third-party service providers, the cloud software company Blackbaud.
The Community Foundation has received a $15,000 contribution from AT&T to help establish a scholarship fund to benefit Hamden High School students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic
Selma N. Ward takes the helm of the 186-year-old agency.
NOTICE: Until further notice, all events will take place online (not in person). Please visit www.cfgnh.org/covid-19 for the most up-to-date information, including plans around event cancellations, postponements or adjustments.
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Recaps and highlights of past Foundation events, convenings and small briefings.
The Foundation's donor briefing series offers in-depth presentations and discussions about issues impacting our community, such as immigration, media, arts sustainability and health care access.
A discussion with Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS.
Steve Werlin, Executive Director of Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen, discusses the growing need for food relief.
On April 8, President and CEO Will Ginsberg and Senior Vice President for Grantmaking and Strategy Christina Ciociola provided donors with an update on The Community Foundation’s response to COVID-19.
Foundation donors thanked and celebrated for their generosity and community commitment over lunch at the Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven.
PLF hosted an engaging conversation with former Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez who he shared insights on his continuing advocacy for immigration reform and immigrant rights, Veteran's issues, workers' rights, LGBTQ+ rights and gender equality.
The Community Foundation forum, "Creating a Future of Opportunity," turned out more than 200 community leaders and residents from diverse backgrounds, professions and ages to exchange ideas for creating more opportunity for Greater New Haven residents.
The Progreso Latino Fund held a courageous conversation on Black Latinx with Ingrid M. Canady at their Latino leaders networking event on Sept. 16, 2019,
The consequences of undervaluing care work and policy strategies for improving the lives of care workers were the focus of an in-depth panel discussion hosted by the Community Fund for Women & Girls on June 20 at its 2019 Annual Meeting.
Community Foundation leaders presented a vision for creating access to opportunity for everyone.
The Foundation hosted donors and a panel of local addiction specialists to discuss the roots of the opioid crisis and the local response.