Opportunity for All
The Community Foundation works to promote inclusion and reduce inequities by engaging with diverse community leaders and increasing the amount and impact of local giving and community investment in Greater New Haven.
Working in the Community
The Foundation promotes the work of creating opportunity by sharing what we are learning, convening community leaders and funding work aligned with our strategy.
Community Foundation Opportunity Network is a national leadership and action network of community foundations committed to narrowing the youth opportunity gap.
The Community Foundation forum, "Creating a Future of Opportunity," turned out more than 200 community leaders and residents from diverse backgrounds, professions and ages to exchange ideas for creating more opportunity for Greater New Haven residents.
Community Foundation leaders presented a vision for creating access to opportunity for everyone.
Op-Ed "Opportunity, Inclusive Growth and Mission Investing"
The Community Foundation President and CEO Will Ginsberg outlines The Foundation's vision of expanding opportunity in the New Haven Biz Op-Ed, "Opportunity, Inclusive Growth and Mission Investing."
The Greater New Haven Community Progress Report (2020) shows long-standing trend of widening disparities in income, wealth, heath and other measures.
Action You Can Take Right Now
Makes immediate grants to organizations and programs either as you direct, or to issues The Foundation is prioritizing such as assisting immigrants or supporting the arts.
Supports what matters to you in perpetuity. Determine its purpose and type. Make a contribution. Become eligible for a tax deduction for the current year.