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

Recent News from Community Foundation for Greater New Haven


UConn Faculty Developing Leadership Program for Nonprofit Leaders of Color
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

“This project builds on our current strengths in nonprofit leadership development and nonprofit management.” The nine-month program will assist...more

Food Business Accelerator program holds annual Pitch Day
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

The Food Business Accelerator receives support from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Greater New Haven Chamber...more

Fair Haven CMT discusses strides in public safety and community health
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Lee Cruz, the community outreach director of the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, said that the damage left by the burglary was...more

A Call for Solidarity and Collective Action: Asian American Philanthropy Letter of Intention | AAPIP
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Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy. As Asian American philanthropic leaders, we are outraged and horrified by the racially...more

The Community Foundation 'steps forward' to address racial inequity and COVID-19
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

... vice president for grantmaking and strategy at the Community Foundation. ... Lastly, the Civic Engagement and Awareness Fund will fund nonprofit ... of color working towards senior management...more

Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith Takes Aim at Racial Gaps in Health Care
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Johnson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

But she also is involved in community organizations like the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and Connecticut Voices for...more

USDA grants promise a more sustainable, equitable New Haven food system
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Lee Cruz, community outreach director for the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, told the News that these grants are especially...more

Opinion: Finding equitable solutions with community engagement
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

... 32 member CRE Steering Committee (Community Foundation for Greater New Haven/New Haven Healthy Start, United Way of Greater New...more

BethEl Center Receives Grant to Support Homeless Shelter Services
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

... shelter and soup kitchen in Milford has been awarded a $90,000 multi-year grant from The Community Foundation for Greater New...more

Hamden High School grad sets up scholarship fund for fellow students hurt by COVID-19 pandemic
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Partnering with the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, White established the fund with an initial $15,000 contribution from...more



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