The following stories were created by The Community Foundation to highlight local nonprofits and the impact they have throughout Greater New Haven. Many of the nonprofits featured here have profiles on The Foundation's website, a resource created by The Foundation for donors to learn more about and support local nonprofits.

Island Preserved for Future Generations ›

Elizabeth Hird created the Outer Island Education and Research Fund in 2003 to ensure protection of the island's natural resources and to enable continued access to the island for educational and research activities.

A Parklet Grows in Fair Haven ›


The Urban Canopy Parklet provides seating, shade, and community on Grand Ave. in Fairhaven.

"One City" Enlivens New Haven ›


A series of free and affordable adventures happening in every New Haven neighborhood this summer kicks off this Thursday

C-HIT Digs into Children's Health ›


Connecticut Health I-TEAM (C-HIT) may have one of the state's smallest newsrooms, but it has a big impact. With a reach of more than 1.2 million readers, C-HIT is delivering on its mission of empowering residents to challenge public policy with its deep focus on health and safety issues.

WE ARE Portraits Celebrate Immigrants ›


The art installation "WE ARE—A Nation of Immigrants" transformed the New Haven Green and buildings throughout the city into a public celebration of the rich diversity and contributions of immigrants past and present.

Young Immigrants Turn Dreams into Action ›


Connecticut Students for a Dream see local victories in campaign for immigrant rights.

Red Cross Sounds the Alarm for Smoke Detectors ›


On April 28, Red Cross volunteers aim to install 1,000 smoke detectors in New Haven.

Honoring Black Excellence ›


Edward A. Bouchet became the first Black American PhD, just twelve years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. The Promising Scholars Edward A. Bouchet Scholarship honors his legacy.

She Gave Her House To Help the Poor ›


Donation by 19th-Century African American Seamstress and Anti-Slavery Activist creates a home for poor women that continues today.

New Haven Black History: Mary Goodman's Gift ›


In 1872, the first gift to Yale University by a person of color was made by an African American businesswoman who had been born into slavery.

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