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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.

Recent News from Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut


Funds target post-COVID mental health services - TheDay.com
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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
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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
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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'
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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 ...
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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
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The renovations were made possible through work of the Library of New London Board of Trustees and Community Foundation of Eastern...more

DEEP holds forum on climate change in New London and Groton - TheDay.com
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DEEP plans to build on Monday's workshop, organized in partnership with the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, with in-person discussion groups...more

Conn College Civic Leaders program helps city residents
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Summer Civic Leaders live on campus at Connecticut College and receive a stipend of $2,000. Funded in part by the Community Foundation of...more

Seize this moment, transform region for betterment of all
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The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, together with many nonprofit partners, have reached out to all the municipalities in...more

Seize this moment, transform region for betterment of all
Foundation: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, together with many nonprofit partners, have reached out to all the municipalities in...more



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