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.

Being Their Best Selves ›


St. Martin de Porres Academy opened its doors twelve years ago with the promise of giving life-changing opportunities to disadvantaged kids. That promise is being fulfilled as the first graduates are now in college making dean's lists and winning awards at places such as Villanova, Fairfield, St. Lawrence and Princeton.

New Haven Legal Assistance Fights for Justice ›


For more than a half-century, New Haven Legal Assistance has fought legal battles for local residents with barriers to justice.

Fighting for the Rights of Those who Served ›


The Connecticut Veteran's Legal Center helps military veterans resolve legal issues that stand in the way of them finding stability in their civilian lives.

Walking in an Urban Oasis ›


The New Haven Land Trust has installed new signs at the Quinnipac Meadows Preserve, providing visitors with an overview of the history, ecology, wildlife, and terrain.

Transforming Behavioral Health ›


For nearly two decades, The Connecticut Women's Consortium has been at the forefront of transforming the way behavioral health is practiced.

Resolving conflict through mutual respect ›


For more than three decades, Community Mediation has helped people peacefully resolve their conflicts.

Mothers and Daughters for Justice ›


The grassroots advocacy group launches a program for young women.

A Cool Place to Do Cool Things ›


Connecticut's oldest independent circulating library is a center of culture in New Haven.

Fighting Child Sex Trafficking Here and Abroad ›


From therapy to safety planning, Love146 works to ensure that survivors reintegrate into a healthy local community.

Hands-on learning at the Eli Whitney Museum ›


At the Eli Whitney Museum, learning happens in the workshop.

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