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.
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.
Area Congregations Together provides the only shelter services for the homeless in the Lower Naugatuck Valley.
Since 1965, TEAM has assisted low income families in the Valley and surrounding towns.
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.
Literacy tutors build connections ›
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.
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.