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 Foundationís work and help the Foundation maximize its impact in our community. Building on New Canaanís 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


Summer Theatre of New Canaan receives grant in memory of Tom Gnuse
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

This year, the foundation's grant to STONC totals $15,000. Jeanne's was one of two families that house a donor-advised fund at the foundation,...more

LiveGirl benefits from New Canaan Community Foundation's Impact Award
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

The New Canaan Community Foundation's 2019 Community Impact Award winner, New Canaan High School Senior Anna Meli, has chosen...more

New Canaan High School Students Honored at Annual Senior Recognition Ceremony
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

In 2016, New Canaan Community Foundation established the Young Philanthropist Award and in 2018 the award was renamed The Cynthia...more

New Canaan Community Foundation shines light on behavioral health
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

On Tuesday, April 30, nearly 400 guests gathered at Woodway Country Club in Darien for the New Canaan Community Foundation's...more

Letter: 'Sapienza Scholarship' Helps Bridge Significant Gaps for NCHS Students
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

In a couple of weeks, the Sapienza Scholarship committee of the New Canaan Community Foundation will begin its annual scholarship...more

Letter: Overwhelming Need for Scholarship Money
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

The NCHSSF and the Sapienza Scholarship Fund through the New Canaan Community Foundation, are working closely together to give everyone...more

NCCF/NCSF Host College Scholarship Fundraising Event
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

From New Canaan Schools: Every year the New Canaan Community Foundation's Sapienza Scholarship Program and the NCHS...more

Letter To The Editor: Support 'Scholarship Sunday' Funding Effort
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

"Together New Canaan Community Foundation and NCHS Scholarship Foundation hope to raise an additional $20,000 for this year's...more

Letter To The Editor: Overwhelming Need For Scholarship Money
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

The NCHSSF and the Sapienza Scholarship Fund through the New Canaan Community Foundation, are working closely together to give everyone...more

Conservation Commission Lays Out Broad Vision for Restoring 'New Canaan's Historic Nature Park'
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

... includes donations that now can be taken in through a designated Bristow fund established with help from the New Canaan Community...more

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