Grant Stories

Food, Shelter and Compassion »


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

Doctors Prescribe Reading to Young Children »


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

Leaders of Today »


At the heart of Citywide Youth Coalition's mission is creating opportunities for young people to develop leadership skills and be engaged in their schools, neighborhoods and communities.

Youth Counseling Online Becomes a Lifeline »


Leadership, Education and Athletics in Partnership, Inc. (LEAP) counselors help young people stay engaged during the pandemic.

The Doctor is "Dialed" In »


Greater New Haven community health agencies are staying connected with vulnerable clients and patients online and on the phone.

Food Relief Adapts to Pandemic »


Local food agencies have have rapidly transformed their operations to ensure that the hungry continue to be fed during the COVID-19 crisis.

Clifford Beer Offers Relief During Social Isolation »


Clifford Beers Clinic is helping people feel connected during these times of social isolation with a new “warm line.”

Youth Expression Through The Word »


During a recent grant from The Community Foundation, The Word worked with 16 different public school classes and about 100 English Language Learners.

Portals to the Past »


This rich history of the Quinnipiac River is explored in a photographic series on, the website for The Quinnipiac River Fund. The series pairs historic with present-day photos, and features the iconic Grand Avenue Bridge.

Girls Learn to Code at LEAP »


At LEAP, young people have the opportunity see themselves in high-paying computing occupations writing code and building software.

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