Boost Economic Success

A strong economy begins with a community that supports its people. When you support workforce training, financial literacy and public transportation, you enable individuals and families to work where they live, increasing their chances of economic success and deepening their investment in the community.

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

Undervalued and Underpaid in America Women in Low-Wage, Female-Dominated Jobs »

05.03.2020

From the Institute for Women’s Policy Research.

The Care Economy »

05.02.2020

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.

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Impact

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

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Find Local Economic Success Organizations

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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