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


Vaping 101: A Community Conversation in New Canaan Nov. 20
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

... Causeway Collaborative, Communities 4 Action, New Canaan Coalition, New Canaan Community Foundation, The Lighthouse, Maddox Law...more

New Canaan Museum & Historical Society seeks resident photos for community portrait
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

The project, funded by the New Canaan Community Foundation, brings together the faces of New Canaan. Young and old, the diverse canvas...more

Fund in New Canaan to honor a legacy
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

The New Canaan Community Foundation has established the Anderson Fund, a donor-advised fund created by the Anderson family to honor...more

Fund to honor Harlan and Lois Anderson's legacy
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

... have flexibility on how much and when to give, and take advantage of the foundation's investment managers and local expertise in...more

New Canaan Community Foundation Honors Unsung Heroes
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

New Canaan Community Foundation serves as New Canaan's local partner for advice, leadership and facilitation of charitable giving. For over...more

Letter To The Editor: Community Foundation Seeks Funding
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

"The New Canaan Community Foundation currently has funding opportunities available for local nonprofit organizations." By Alfred Branch, Patch...more

Dear Editor:
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

On behalf of the New Canaan Parent Support Group and New Canaan Community Foundation, I'd like to thank all those involved with making our...more

New Canaan's Camp LiveGirl Builds Confident Leaders
Foundation: Connecticut Community Foundation, New Canaan Community Foundation

LiveGirl would like to thank the New Canaan Community Foundation, the Connecticut Community Foundation, the Grace J. Fippinger Foundation,...more

New Canaan Community Foundation grants for 2019
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

Total grants from the New Canaan Community Foundation this spring were made as follows. An asterisk indicates co-investment by a...more

New Canaan Community Foundation distributes more than $500000
Foundation: New Canaan Community Foundation

The New Canaan Community Foundation has awarded $586,000 in grant investments supporting local nonprofit organizations. On May 29...more

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