Local Snapshot

Prosperity in suburban towns increasingly depends upon the growing number of good jobs in the City of New Haven. But job access and unemployment continue to be top concerns within many neighborhoods.

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Dive Into The Issues

Essential Equity: Women, COVID-19 and Rebuilding CT ›


Measuring the unequal impact of COVID-19 and proposals for equitable solutions

The Care Economy ›


Millions of women work long hours caring for the needs of the elderly, the infirm, and children. For large numbers, particularly women of color, their earnings are so low that they and their families live in poverty.

Education, Skills and Training for 21st Century Jobs ›


The workforce needs access to the right skills and education to meet the demands of employers in growing industries.

Inclusive Growth ›


For Greater New Haven to fully prosper, it needs an economic expansion that reaches broadly into every community.

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The Community Foundation is deeply committed to making Greater New Haven a region of opportunity for current and future generations.

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Inclusive Growth for Greater New Haven

Embracing a vision of Greater New Haven as a place of opportunity for all

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New Philanthropic Tool Available for Donor Advisors

As part of The Foundation's Mission Related Investment work, Donor Advisors can soon choose to invest in The Foundation's Nonprofit Loan Pool, which will make low-interest, short-term loans available to nonprofits that need capital or a line of credit. ​​​​​

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A Good Place to Raise Children

Guilford and Branford Community Foundations release Community Reports, in partnership with The Community Foundation and DataHaven.

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