In 1948, Frederick Foster Brewster anonymously endowed a general fund to give every citizen the opportunity to contribute to the Greater New Haven community's permanent endowment.
Carol Kasper grew to love Greater New Haven over the 16 years she and her husband lived here. There may be no greater evidence of that love than her desire to establish a permanent source of support for the region.
supporting local programs that aid women and girls
Est. 2009 by Clare & Patrick Robert.
Since the Farrel Fund was created, it has distributed more than $220,000 in grants to nonprofits that benefit residents and programs primarily in the Lower Naugatuck Valley. It will continue to distribute grants in perpetuity to support the community Franklin Farrel so loved.
Helene Shincel had three loves in life: animals, her educational work with youth, and her church. Through her bequest, Helene continues to support the organizations she so loved in life.
Alice Botford's life will be remembered in perpetuity through a fund at The Community Foundation established by her brother Richard's bequest in 1982. The Fund bears her name and distributes grants annually to the Botsford Family Historical Association (of Milford).
Daniel L. Jones was a father who mentored his daughter in both business and philanthropy. Helen established the Daniel L. Jones Fund in her father's memory. Since it was created, the Fund has distributed more than $238,000 in grants to various organizations.
Wanting to give something back to his community, Jay created a donor advised fund to have a permanent tribute to his parents, William and Clare Bright, and to remain active in the grantmaking.
Est. 2012 by Lisa F. Arpaia, Esq.