The following stories highlight local nonprofits and the impact they have throughout Greater New Haven. Many of the nonprofits highlighted here have profiles on The Foundation's website, a resource created by The Foundation for donors to learn more about and support local nonprofits.

Employable for the Long Term ›

With the help of a grant from The Community Foundation, STRIVE New Haven is focusing on creating long-term employment success for its graduates.

Accessible Transportation ›

In addition to residential care, rehabilitation services and adult day care, Mary Wade offers transportation seven days a week.

Supporting Daily Living ›

East Rock Village provides residents of portions of New Haven, Hamden, and North Haven with the opportunities, services, and confidence they need to remain active participants in the life of the community, living their lives to the fullest as they grow older in the comfort of their own homes.

Keeping Engaged ›

This local nonprofit helps older adults make healthy choices and decisions, by providing sound information and easy access to programs and services.

Home Health Care ›

These nonprofits help seniors stay active and better manage their health.

New Haven Symphony Orchestra Reduces Churn ›

Hear from New Haven Symphony Orchestra on its efforts to grow its audience over several years.

The Birgitta Johnson Campership Fund for Fellowship Place ›

Individual's love of travel and adventure inspires a fund for adults coping with chronic mental illness

Arts for Healing Program ›

Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital has an Arts for Healing program that helps children cope with the adjustments of hospitalization. The Hospital directed grants it received from several designated funds at The Community Foundation, including the Edna May & Richard M. Thalheimer Fund, toward the activities of that invaluable program.

Reducing Exposure to Toxic Pesticides ›

The Watershed Partnership's Dr. Jerry Silbert successfully worked to have legislation passed in CT.

Street Outreach Workers Build Trust ›

The city launched the Street Outreach Worker Program in 2007 after homicides had climbed to the highest rate in a decade. A collaboration of the city's community services administration, the police department, and New Haven Family Alliance, supported, in part, with multi-year investments totaling over $500,000 from The Community Foundation.

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