New Canaan Community Foundation Inc.



New Canaan Community Foundation is the local charitable partner for all New Canaan residents and offers a wide range of philanthropic and educational services. The Foundation collaborates with donors to help each individual achieve their personal giving goals.

Volunteer leaders guide the Foundation’s work and help the Foundation maximize its impact in our community. Building on New Canaan’s spirit of generosity, the Foundation makes careful investments in area nonprofit organizations and awards scholarships to college students.

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Recent News from New Canaan Community Foundation


Community Buzz: Sexual assault crisis center receives $5K grant; Teen selected for art exhibition
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

New Canaan High School artist Ann Pakhayev was one of a handful of students selected to exhibit art at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich in the...more

Food Rescue US Receives NCCF Grant
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

Food Rescue US, the CT based, national food rescue organization based in Norwalk, has received a $2,500 grant from the New Canaan...more

New Canaan Commty Foundation Gives Food Rescue US $2500 Grant
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

Norwalk, CT – Food Rescue US, the national food rescue organization based in Norwalk, has received a $2,500 grant from the New...more

New Canaan Commty Foundation Gives Food Rescue US $2500 Grant
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

Food Rescue US CEO Carol Shattuck said, “We are very grateful to New Canaan Community Foundation for their continuing support of our work...more

New Canaan Community Foundation Gives To Stamford Crisis Center
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

The recently announced grant went to The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education. By News Desk, News Partner | Jun 1,...more

New Canaan Community Foundation Awards $650000 in Grants
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

The New Canaan Community Foundation celebrated its annual Grant ... in Arts, Culture, & Community Resources spread $152,900 in grants...more

New board leadership at council for philanthropy
Foundation: Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, New Canaan Community Foundation

“In addition to her years of philanthropic experience, Kathy brings a rich background in higher education and marketing to bear upon her leadership...more

New Canaan Land Trust, Nature Center to Open 'GreenLink Trail' at Earth Day Celebration
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

The GreenLink Trail crosses three of the New Canaan Land Trust's properties and was completed with support from the New Canaan Community Foundation, he said. To make the trail safe for pedestrians,...more

Community Soundings: Reading at Royle, Darien resident named director...
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

With previous roles at the New Canaan Nature Center, and most recently with New Canaan Community Foundation, Ernst will be directly involved with Waveny's development operations and annual...more

New Canaan Community Foundation Announces 'Spirit of New Canaan' Honorees
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

Those seeking to reserve a seat ($100) may do so through the Community Foundation's website. The co-chairs of the luncheon are Michelle Leone Riley and Leo Karl III and the event committee includes...more

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