Creating Opportunity

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.

A Better Deal »

10.29.2020

The CT Mirror examines the need for an economic recovery that reaches beyond refurbished city centers to include all neighborhoods and communities.

The Community Foundation Announces $25,000 Grant to Support NAACP CT Jobs Campaign »

10.20.2020

The Community Foundation to support NAACP CT's One Million Job Campaign through $25,000 grant.

Network of Foundations Focusing on Social Mobility and Youth Opportunity »

12.15.2019

Community Foundation Opportunity Network is a national leadership and action network of community foundations committed to narrowing the youth opportunity gap.

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The Community Foundation President and CEO Will Ginsberg

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."

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Greater New Haven Progress Report 2020.

Understanding Disparities

The Greater New Haven Community Progress Report (2020) shows long-standing trend of widening disparities in income, wealth, heath and other measures.

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Action You Can Take Right Now

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Makes immediate grants to organizations and programs either as you direct, or to issues The Foundation is prioritizing such as reducing health disparities, assisting immigrants or supporting the arts.

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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.

Latest Community Stories

Music Haven Keeps the Music Going

Young musicians continue to play chamber music as Music Haven adapts its programming to the pandemic.

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Food, Shelter and Compassion

Beth El, the only provider of emergency shelter and food services in Milford, ramps up its efforts during COVID-19.

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Doctors Prescribe Reading to Young Children

Reach Out and Read continues to make books and reading part of well-child visits during the pandemic.

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