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 highlighted here have profiles on The Foundation's website giveGreater.org, a resource created by The Foundation for donors to learn more about and support local nonprofits.
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.
For more than a half-century, New Haven Legal Assistance has fought legal battles for local residents with barriers to justice.
Madison's E.C. Scranton Memorial Library – a cultural anchor and community meeting place for more than a century – is planning to double its size.
Thousands of foreign-born residents are better able to navigate their daily tasks and integrate into the community because they improved their English skills at the Literacy Volunteers of Southern Connecticut.
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.
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.
The Agency on Aging's mission is to empower adults to remain as independent and engaged as possible within their communities through advocacy, information and services.
Channel 3 Kids Camp welcomes children of all abilities.
The Elm City Dance Collective brings creative movement and dance to youth, one of several programs in support of its mission to build community and connection through art.
For nearly two decades, The Connecticut Women's Consortium has been at the forefront of transforming the way behavioral health is practiced.