Community Fund for Women & Girls
Promoting the social and economic advancement of women and girls in Greater New Haven, and beyond
The story of the Community Fund for Women & Girls began with a woman and an idea that soon inspired, engaged, enriched and changed many. And its impact ripples outward still.
Thanks to its supporters and partners, the Fund has impacted the lives of thousands of women and girls locally through the great work of outstanding nonprofit organizations and through advocacy and collaboration efforts, exponentially more.
In 2020, The Fund celebrated its 25th Anniversary and since inception has awarded more than $1.36 million for programs serving women and girls. It has hosted multiple convenings and special events throughout its history, bringing much needed attention to important issues and conversations regarding gender. And today the Fund stands as the leading gender-focused philanthropy in Greater New Haven.