The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven



The Community Foundation is a philanthropic institution that was established in 1928 through a bequest. It is the largest charitable organization in its region of twenty-towns and over 600,000 people; its endowment is currently valued at approximately $300 million.

The foundation is among the oldest and largest of more than 700 community foundations in the United States. In 2007, The Foundation distributed over $12 million in grants.


Web Address

www.cfgnh.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @cfgnh

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Recent News from Community Foundation for Greater New Haven


Ledyard-based Sofia Sees Hope receives $5000 grant from community foundation
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Ledyard — Sofia Sees Hope, a locally based patient advocacy group, has been awarded a $5,000 grant from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven. The grant is intended to help the group...more

North Haven no-kill animal shelter to celebrate re-opening, groundbreaking for new wing
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

She thanked those who made financial contributions and aided with the renovation effort, including the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven. That organization provided a $35,000 grant in...more

Valley Shakespeare Festival participating in the Great Give
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Valley Shakespeare Festival is participating again this year in the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven's annual nonprofit fundraising event, the Great Give. To celebrate the event and help...more

DataHaven to launch well-being survey
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

DataHaven and its partners, such as the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, have taken to radio, social media and local newspapers, galvanizing people to “answer the call and help improve...more

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven: The Great Give
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

The Great Give is the ninth major community-wide giving event benefiting Greater New Haven's nonprofits and occurring over an intense 36 hours from 8:00 AM on May 1 to 8:00 PM on May 2, 2018. The...more

From Ireland to Connecticut: A Story of Immigration
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

She is the senior vice president for grant making and strategy for the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, whose mission is to create positive and sustainable change in the community....more

Main Street Community Foundation collaborates to support new journalism series on impact of ...
Foundation: Connecticut Community Foundation, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Main Street Community Foundation, Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

The participating community foundations represent regions throughout the state including the Main Street Community Foundation (Bristol, Southington and surrounding towns), the Hartford Foundation for...more

Immigrant Bail Fund, Newhallville Activist Honored
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

The Fund is a donor-advised fund at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven. Each award comes with a grant for the local nonprofit to further its efforts. Past recipients of the Wessel Prize...more

A Call To Rise
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven started a conversation a few months ago to rally organizations together, called Preserving Our Values and Commitments. What are the action steps out of...more

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