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.
In 1987, the family established the Grave Family Fund with a preference for the health needs of people who live and work in New Haven County. The Fund, a memorial to departed Grave family members, recognizes the continuing journey that Frederick D. Grave began at Osterweis in 1873. His grandson, Frederick III, whose daughter is memorialized by the fund, calls it, "a headstone, but better, since it goes on in perpetuity and can change the community."
One generation mentors the next, helping high achieving and community-driven Black students from area high schools succeed in education and life.
Members of the Kimbro family created scholarships for Greater New Haven students to increase access to education and the opportunity for success.
Established in 2006 by the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority New Haven Chapter, this fund provides scholarships to African American graduating high school seniors in Greater New Haven
"I wanted to really honor my dad and the sacrifices he made to get his own education so he could provide us with a better life."
Bishop Family Fund est. 2005 by Susan Whetstone.
Since 2004, supporting programs offered by New Haven Healthy Start, Urban Community Alliance and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Ell Chapter
Deborah Highsmith's family wanted to celebrate her life as a caring and dedicated person. In her memory, a scholarship fund was established for New Haven students.