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 featured here have profiles on The Foundation's website, a resource created by The Foundation for donors to learn more about and support local nonprofits.

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.

Emerging Leaders of Color: Nonprofit Management Program ›


A two-year executive leadership program for middle-management nonprofit staff.

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.

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