Local Spotlight

The arts in Greater New Haven engage hundreds of thousands of people from near and far. Arts programs create a high sense of wellbeing in the community and create economic and educational opportunities.

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Dive Into The Issues

Regional Vitality Depends on the Arts ›


While Greater New Haven has always supported the arts and its artists, a renewed commitment is needed to not only sustain this vital sector, but also continue building a place where people want to live, work and play.

Historic Preservation ›


Historic preservation not only contributes to the region's identity and quality of life. It also stimulates the economy and create jobs.

Creative Placemaking ›


The arts in Greater New Haven have played an important role in rejuvenating depopulated areas and creating places where people want to live, work, and visit.

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The grants and distributions made possible by our charitable funds support the work of hundreds of nonprofit organizations and projects that serve the public and build community throughout Greater New Haven.

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Neighborhood Music School Builds Community and Inspires Personal Growth

Neighborhood Music School has engaged students throughout the pandemic while refocusing its attention to its founding values.

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Music Haven Keeps the Music Going

Young musicians continue to play chamber music as Music Haven adapts its programming to the pandemic.

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Youth Expression Through The Word

During a recent grant from The Community Foundation, The Word worked with 16 different public school classes and about 100 English Language Learners.

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