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.
"Every gift is matched from the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven; so it's the incentive of that. Your gift during the Great Give pooled with others enables those organizations to win...more