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The Community Foundation is a philanthropic institution that was established in 1928 through a bequest. It is the largest charitable organization in its region of twenty-towns and over 600,000 people; its endowment is currently valued at approximately $300 million.

The foundation is among the oldest and largest of more than 700 community foundations in the United States. In 2007, The Foundation distributed over $12 million in grants.

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www.cfgnh.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @cfgnh

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Citywide Open Studios Retools During Pandemic

Citywide Open Studios went virtual in 2020 with more than 200 participating artists. The New Haven alternative space and gallery used the opportunity to rethink how it engaged with audiences through...more

Pathways to Economic Security for Women Funding for Greater New Haven
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven's Community Fund for Women & Girls awards grants ranging from $1,500 to $20,000 to nonprofits that help women gain economic security. Grants are...more

The Great Give 2022: Virtual Boot Camp - The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Updating and maximizing your profile · Thank you messaging, Gifts in Honor messaging · Donor relations and donor stewardship · Donor reports ·...more

Can A Foundation Collaborative Promote Economic And Racial Justice?
Foundation: Connecticut Community Foundation, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Chicago Community Trust, Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Three Connecticut community foundations have assets totaling more than $2 billion. Cesar Aleman, the director of the newly formed Connecticut Urban Opportunity Collaborative, was announced as their...more

Holiday Enchantment at the Mansion | GNH… | New Haven Independent
Foundation: Goodman Foundation, Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Greater New Haven Community Events Calendar. Sponsored by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and The New Haven...more

News - The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

giveGreater cards introduced at The Community Foundation's Annual Meeting. Honoring a Legacy of Learning ›. "I wanted to really honor my dad...more

Local arts projects receive $583,000 in grants from community foundation - Yale Daily News
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

On Sept. 13, the Foundation's Racial Equity and Creative Healing program awarded 16 local arts projects a total of $583,000 in grant money. Projects...more

Community Foundation launches program to train future nonprofit leaders of color - Yale Daily News
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Over the course of nine months, these aspiring leaders will attend sessions focusing on the ins and outs of nonprofit management, finances...more

Quinnipiac professor receives grant for work on Quinnipiac River
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

The grant, awarded through The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, calls for collecting and testing water samples from locations...more

Community Foundation for Greater New Haven Awards $4M In Grants
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

As a result, a quarter of the grant awards went to organizations that are new to The Foundation. "Modifying the responsive application process opened...more



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