Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut



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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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

DEEP holds forum on climate change in New London and Groton - TheDay.com
Foundation: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

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
Foundation: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

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
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

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

Stonington, United Way partner to promote awareness of 211 services
Foundation: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

A donation from the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut will provide considerable funding for the campaign. Stewart said local police...more

Targeting equity, youth and the environment, Community Foundation announces $2.3 million in ...
Foundation: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut on Wednesday announced it has awarded $2,036,126 in grants to 148 programs supporting...more

Community Foundation president receives honorary degree
Foundation: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut President and CEO Maryam Elahi received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree...more

Community Foundation a priceless partner to LEARN
Foundation: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut again stepped up to the plate with a financial contribution to support a new workforce initiative...more

Community Foundation to hold conversation on American Rescue Plan
Foundation: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut has scheduled a Zoom conversation for May 12 on the American Rescue Plan, featuring U.S....more



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