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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.
    

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A year of learning, growth at The Day - The Day newspaper
Foundation: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

We're grateful to have received financial assistance for the training from the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, the William...more

Community Foundation announces $300,000 in grants to support women and girls
Foundation: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut has announced its 2014 Women & Girls Fund grants, and they're going to more than 50 nonprofit organizations that help women and girls in various areas,...more

Community Foundation awards more than $1 million in scholarships
Foundation: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut announced Monday it has awarded $1036680 in scholarships to 323 students from 36 cities and...more

Senate - Debate Video | Connecticut Public
Foundation: Main Street Community Foundation, Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

Main Street Community Foundation. Honor Roll Sponsor: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut. Fairfield County's Community...more

Funds target post-COVID mental health services - TheDay.com
Foundation: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

Three middle school students giggled Thursday at the Lymes' Youth ... part of the Lymes Creative Arts initiative, a middle and high school...more

Community Foundation awards $2.08 million across region - TheDay.com
Foundation: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut's focus on youth empowerment, human rights, the environment and animal welfare will benefit...more

Child Care Providers Push For More Funding
Foundation: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

Connecticut's child-care industry is asking the state for $700 million in new funding in a bid to keep up with rising costs. The Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance says the $700 million would...more

Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut hosts annual 'Social Service Recognition Breakfast'
Foundation: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

President and CEO of the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, Maryam Elahi, joined the celebration as the keynote...more

Record $324784 in Women & Girls Fund grants going toward homelessness prevention ...
Foundation: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut announced this week that its four Women & Girls Funds gave a record $324,784 in 2021...more

New London Library opens teen activity room - News from southeastern Connecticut
Foundation: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

The renovations were made possible through work of the Library of New London Board of Trustees and Community Foundation of Eastern...more



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