The Community Foundation provides donors with an easy and convenient way to give back to our community with joy and impact.
The foundation make grants to nonprofit organizations in support their efforts to strengthen the community. The Community Foundation also initiates programs when it appears that leadership is required to focus attention on important community issues.
The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut also partners with local corporations, foundations and governmental entities to address specific needs in a spirit of collaboration and efficiency.
Youths in the Middle East deal with the world’s social problems such as high youth unemployment rates. As a solution, some are creating new businesses with a social purpose, such as tackling environmental issues, illiteracy or health, while also spurring job creation.