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.

Girls Learn to Code at LEAP ›

At LEAP, young people have the opportunity see themselves in high-paying computing occupations writing code and building software.

Caring for Neglected Pets at The Animal Haven ›

The Animal Haven in North Haven recently opened its new cat wing with grant support from the Lillian and Henry Konopacke Fund at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.

Audubon CT Creates Urban Oases ›

In two years, Audubon Connecticut created 29 enhanced habitats with native plantings at urban parks and schools throughout New Haven,

Fellowship Place Connects Clients to Work ›

Fellowship Place helps adults manage their mental illnesses and live fulfilling lives.

Community Soup Kitchen Feeds the Hungry ›

A cheerful, clean, safe, and reliable place to eat is not a privilege but a human right. Community Soup Kitchen been guided by that belief for more than four decades.

Local Nonprofit Spreads Yoga in the Community ›

Yoga4Change makes yoga available to individuals that traditionally lack access due to income constraints and other barriers.

Community Rallies for Creative Arts Workshop ›

Within a few weeks of learning it had to replace its furnace, Creative Arts Workshop rallied supporters with a successful fundraising campaign.

Experience Corps Creates Opportunities for Young Students and Older Volunteers ›

A program at the Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut is places older volunteers as reading tutors in New Haven schools.

Program Builds Bonds Between Incarcerated Parents and their Children ›

CLICC (Connecting through Literacy: Incarcerated Parents, their Children and Caregivers) works to strengthen the parent-child bond through reading.

Access to Healthy Food and Food Start-ups Expands with Nonprofit Merger ›

As a combined organization, New Haven Farms and New Haven Land Trust will make green space more accessible to all city residents, thereby creating a healthy environment that will promote community social connections, physical activity, and positive health outcomes.

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