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.

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.

Emerging Leaders of Color: Nonprofit Management Program ›

Exciting training opportunity supports emerging leaders of color in the Greater New Haven nonprofit sector. Hear what current cohort members have to say about the program.

Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers Helps Seniors Age in Place ›

Neighbor-helping-neighbor model supports independent living.

Teens Have "Most Fun Ever" on Milford Stage ›

Pantochino's summer theater program gives young actors a professional experience.

CWEALF Advances Rights for Women ›

Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF) empowers women through direct legal services and strategic policy work.

Artspace Retools During Pandemic ›

The alternative arts gallery uses new technology to connect with audiences.

Neighborhood Music School Builds Community and Inspires Personal Growth ›

Neighborhood Music School has engaged students throughout the pandemic while refocusing its attention to its founding values.

Cancer Survivors Support Group Helps Patients and Families With Basic Needs ›

Gift cards lighten burden for patients in treatment.

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