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.

An inside look at life on parole ›


A national campaign to change the conditions of people coming home from prison is kicking off at the New Haven Free Public Library with a screening and discussion of the PBS/Frontline documentary, "Life on Parole."

Musical Opportunity with Music Haven ›


Music Haven is a free after-school program that provides boys and girls from struggling neighborhoods in New Haven the opportunity to learn from world-class musicians.

Hands-on Education ›


For 25 years, Architecture Resource Center programs have used hands-on-projects to teach thousands of students design skills and better comprehend the built environment around them.

Urban Oases for Birds and People ›


Audubon CT's urban oases bring benefits to birds, wildlife and the larger ecosystem. They are also outdoor classrooms for students and tranquil green spaces for neighborhoods with an abundance of asphalt and concrete.

Planting Trees and Growing Community Leaders ›


For more than two decades, Urban Resources Initiative and the Community Greenspace program has helped volunteers around the city create safe and livable neighborhoods.

Stopping Hunger with Summer Meals ›


End Hunger Connecticut! leads a statewide campaign to help schools keep cafeterias open and offering free meals throughout the summer.

The Corner of Hope and Love ›


Youth Continuum tackles teenage and young-adult homelessness with the construction of Winchester Manor.

Teaching skills and transforming lives ›


ConnCat is helping students with employment barriers gain the skills and confidence they need to succeed.

Providing a helping hand ›


Area Congregations Together provides the only shelter services for the homeless in the Lower Naugatuck Valley.

Providing for those in need ›


Since 1965, TEAM has assisted low income families in the Valley and surrounding towns.

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