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.
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 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 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
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
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
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