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 giveGreater.org, a resource created by The Foundation for donors to learn more about and support local nonprofits.
Junior Achievement pairs volunteer professionals with classrooms to help young people learn about future career options
A New Haven school needed help with a new population of immigrant and refugee children.
Working to end the criminalization of poverty.
Local food policy advocates have teamed up with End Hunger Connecticut! this summer to make sure kids don't go hungry.
Planning and fundraising are underway to support the construction of a new Willis K. Stetson Branch of the New Haven Free Public Library.
A guaranteed 12-week paid family leave is coming to Connecticut, thanks in part to the advocacy leadership of The Connecticut Women's Education and Legal Fund. (CWEALF)
Libraries in New Haven and surrounding towns are tackling 21st-century education needs with new spaces and programs.
The Quinnipiac River Fund has awarded $138,000 in grants to study, improve, and reduce the pollution in the Quinnipiac River and its surrounding watershed.
Young people working in Solar Youth's Green Jobs program are not only earning money to work outside and beautify neighborhoods around New Haven. They are also developing valuable skills that will help them professionally and in life.
A recent immigrant receives lifesaving treatment through Project Access.