New Canaan Community Foundation Inc.



New Canaan Community Foundation is the local charitable partner for all New Canaan residents and offers a wide range of philanthropic and educational services. The Foundation collaborates with donors to help each individual achieve their personal giving goals.

Volunteer leaders guide the Foundation’s work and help the Foundation maximize its impact in our community. Building on New Canaan’s spirit of generosity, the Foundation makes careful investments in area nonprofit organizations and awards scholarships to college students.

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Recent News from New Canaan Community Foundation


Darien beats New Canaan, crowned 'Most Generous Town'
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

Lauren Patterson (left) of the New Canaan Community Foundation and Carrie Bernier of the Community Fund of Darien with the trophy for the...more

'It's Going To Be Huge': Town Women Found Group To Help Acquire New Playground Structures ...
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

With a nonprofit fund housed at the New Canaan Community Foundation, the group is working toward a $200,000 fundraising goal to more than match the $190,000 that the town already has set aside for...more

Letter To The Editor: The Community Fund Of Darien Is Grateful
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of- year giving. This year, The Community Fund of Darien and...more

Volunteers honored for their service
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

... value of volunteering at the 2017 Volunteer Recognition Awards hosted by the New Canaan Community Foundation in New Canaan, Conn. on...more

Darien and New Canaan will compete to see who is more charitable on Giving Tuesday
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

Bernier approached the New Canaan Community Foundation with the idea, in hopes the competition could become synonymous with the...more

Depot displays hope and remembrance wall, asks community to participate
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

It was hosted by two local organizations, the New Canaan Parent Support Group and the New Canaan Community Foundation. Over 400...more

40 years on, Community Foundation continues its giving mission
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

NEW CANAAN — Tom McLane attended the Little Red Schoolhouse while growing up in New Canaan. Open from 1868 to 1957, the...more

Op-Ed: Qualifications, time and need
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

I now serve on the board of a public company, where I chair the audit committee, as well as the boards of both New Canaan Community...more

Community Buzz: Y opens Dante's cafe, Lyn Evans reopens...
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

Members of the New Canaan Community Foundation joined New Canaan YMCA representatives to celebrate the opening of the new cafe at the...more

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