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

New Canaan Land Trust, Nature Center to Open 'GreenLink Trail' at Earth Day Celebration
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

The GreenLink Trail crosses three of the New Canaan Land Trust's properties and was completed with support from the New Canaan Community Foundation, he said. To make the trail safe for pedestrians,...more

Community Soundings: Reading at Royle, Darien resident named director...
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

With previous roles at the New Canaan Nature Center, and most recently with New Canaan Community Foundation, Ernst will be directly involved with Waveny's development operations and annual...more

New Canaan Community Foundation Announces 'Spirit of New Canaan' Honorees
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

Those seeking to reserve a seat ($100) may do so through the Community Foundation's website. The co-chairs of the luncheon are Michelle Leone Riley and Leo Karl III and the event committee includes...more

Darien Community Association's executive director Amy Bell named Laurel House town champion
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

In addition to Bell, the 2018 town champions include Amy Wilkinson, Rotary Club of New Canaan board director and past board director of the New Canaan Community Foundation, New Canaan; Neal...more

Community Buzz: The dean's list, Darienites in New Canaan...
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

The program is sponsored by the New Canaan Community Foundation in partnership with New Canaan Library and the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra. National security: Karen Greenberg will speak about her most...more

Families aim to match Town spending to make Mead Playground 'state of the art'
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

If Waveny Park is known as the crown jewel of New Canaan, Mead Park is said to be the gateway to the town for the most newly-arrived families. It is considered foundational with a cornerstone of...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

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