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.
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.
For more than three decades, Community Mediation has helped people peacefully resolve their conflicts.
The Greater New Haven Community Index 2016 offers a statewide and regional picture of a variety of issues allows community organizations to better understand the often uneven distribution of opportunities and resources, and inequities in areas such as public health and education.
The grassroots advocacy group launches a program for young women.