Giving now and forever

Your Giving Your Way

We know Greater New Haven and we know philanthropy. Our 95 + years of experience puts us in a unique position to offer you exceptional philanthropic service that maximizes your vision for charitable impact now and forever.

We are bringing together the people, ideas and charitable resources to create greater opportunity and equity across our community. We invite you to join us.

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Donor Advised Funds

Customized Giving Solutions

We can help you centralize and simplify your charitable giving with personalized solutions including donor-advised funds. By working with The Foundation, you can increase the positive impact you want to make and maximize your charitable tax deductions.

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TCF Funds

Opportunity + Equity

We are working together with donors, co-investors and local leaders to advance opportunity and equity through funds of The Community Foundation. We can help you join in this work, however you choose to contribute.

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Estate and Legacy Planning

There are many ways to incorporate charitable giving into your estate planning. We have the expertise to help you choose the right approach to supporting the the causes you care about.

Are you a professional advisor? Add value to your practice with charitable estate solutions.

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Meet our Donors

Learn more about the many ways donors are giving back to the community.

Investment Options

The Foundation manages the community's endowment according to the highest standards and offers investment options to match your charitable giving plans.

Non-Cash Assets

Giving restricted stock, real estate and other non-cash assets can maximize your charitable impact. We have the experience to handle unique and complex giving arrangements.

Gift Instructions

Download our latest gift instructions for how to donate securities.

How can we help?

Erica G. Bradley
Manager of Community Philanthropy

Sharon Cappetta, CAP®
Director of Development

Linda M. Estacion, CAP®
Director of Donor Services and Development


Liana Garcia, CAP®
Director of Gift Planning


Dotty Weston-Murphy, CAP®
Sr. Vice President, Development and Donor Services