Local Snapshot

Most people in Greater New Haven volunteer or give to local causes, and most believe that they can effect change at a local level. Other measures of civic wellbeing, however, show disparities.

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Dive Into The Issues

Greater New Haven Parks: An Enduring Legacy ›


From the ocean beaches of Hammonassett and Silver Sands to the wooded trails of Sleeping Giant and West Rock Ridge, Greater New Haven is home to an impressive number and variety of quality parks and open spaces.

Powerful Voices ›


The global reach of #MeToo has brought the long overdue reckoning with sexual assault, harassment and abuse.

Local Food for Local Needs ›


Local food is not just a movement. It's a market reality. And it is part of a broad effort to fight hunger, improve nutrition, and build community.

Nonprofit News in the Age of New Media ›


As traditional media outlets have declined, a vibrant ecosystem of online hyperlocal news has stepped into the void in Greater New Haven.

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The Foundation's investment in civic vitality and social justice includes grants to support nonprofit local news, state advocacy, direct services and community organizing.

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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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Neighborhood Leadership: Building Relationships Yields Inspired Projects

Twenty-five years of developing neighborhood leaders has resulted in many community-inspired projects.

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Four Decades Helping Latinos Succeed in CT

Spanish Community of Wallingford has been helping residents find resources, celebrate their cultures and thrive in Connecticut.

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