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.
Hamden Artistic Swimming Team Goes to the Junior Olympics ›
Pool time supported by Community Foundation Small Grant.
Affordable and Environmentally Friendly Homes Rise in Guilford ›
Nonprofit developer The Green Planet Company builds community with support from state and local funders.
Guide Dogs Make Ordinary Moments Extraordinary ›
Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind matches visually impaired clients with the dog that’s right for them, enhancing mobility and creating powerful bonds.
Time-Saving Tech Increases Access to Eye Health ›
New equipment at Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center Eye Clinic will help reduce patient wait times and increase availability of ophthalmology services
Gaylord Hospital helps patients recover from traumatic injuries and live fulfilling lives.
Advanced Digital Magnifiers Mean More Independence for Those with Low Vision ›
Lions Low Vision Center of Fairfield & New Haven Counties offers more options for adaptive and assistive devices free of charge, improving quality of life.
Guide Dog Partnerships Increase Mobility, Safety, Flexibility ›
Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation partners people who are visually impaired with trusted German Shepherd guide dogs, providing increased independence, safety and flexibility
Jewish Historical Society of Greater New Haven Connects the Present with the Past ›
Archives attract interest from around the world.
Connecticut Radio Information System (CRIS) “Makes Words Come Alive” for the Visually Impaired ›
For 43 years, CRIS Radio has been broadcasting print information, providing a crucial connection to the outside world for individuals who are blind or print-challenged.
West Hills Community Brings Back the Shack ›
Once abandoned, a community center springs to life through the work of neighborhood volunteers.