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, a resource created by The Foundation for donors to learn more about and support local nonprofits.

Women Investing in Second Chances ›


At Strive-New Haven's W.I.N.S program, women learn to overcome past struggles that have made it hard for them to find employment or advance in careers.

Teaching skills and transforming lives ›


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

Creativity Blooms at the Amity Teen Center ›


The Amity Teen Center is celebrating its 30th year. Band nights, afterschool programs, and community service projects draw teenagers from surrounding towns.

A Place for Youth at the New Haven Y ›


No matter their age, children and teenagers have a place at the New Haven YMCA Youth Center.

The Boys and Girls Club: A Second Home ›


Personal attention from caring mentors and staff is at the core of The Boys and Girls Club of New Haven's mission to inspire young people to realize their full potential.

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.

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.

Scranton Memorial Library plans for the future ›


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.

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