The Foundation staff works to inspire, support, inform, listen to and collaborate with the people and organizations of Greater New Haven to build an ever more connected, inclusive, equitable and philanthropic community.

Caroline Smith

NHE3 Co-Director

Caroline Smith is a co-founder of Collab, a community-centered accelerator for Connecticut entrepreneurs and project builders. Before Collab, she was the Co-Director of Marketing at SeeClickFix — a civic technology company that connects citizens with their local governments. She also founded New Haven Bike Month — an effort to build bicycle justice through neighborhood empowerment. Currently, she was elected the Chair of the Downtown-Wooster Square Community Management Team. She’s received the New Haven Biz Women in Business Award, Connecticut Magazine 40 Under 40, City of New Haven Individual Innovator Award, and Yale Seton Elm-Ivy Award for her work.