News

  • June 22nd, 2021

    The Northwest CT Community Foundation has awarded more than $239,000 in scholarships and awards to local students for the 2021-2022 academic year. Scholarships and awards are made possible by Northwest CT Community Foundation Funds, established by...

  • May 18th, 2021

    A panel of local officials and area residents convened on Friday, May 14 at the Northwest CT Community Foundation offices for a conference on the need to invest in and expand broadband infrastructure in Connecticut. Gov. Ned Lamont and U.S....

  • May 6th, 2021

    The Northwest CT Community Foundation has awarded grants to 24 area nonprofit organizations, totaling $106,850 during its first grant cycle of 2021. The Community Foundation awards discretionary grants to Northwest Connecticut charities three times...

  • April 30th, 2021

    The Northwest CT Community Foundation has released Our Children Our Future. The report underscores the importance of the early childhood years and offers a glimpse into the state of child well-being in Northwest Connecticut. The Community...

  • April 27th, 2021

    The state of Connecticut has dedicated up to $11 million in federal funding toward the expansion of summer programs through the Connecticut State Department of Education. Expansion Grants and Innovation Grants are available to eligible...

  • January 6th, 2021

    The Northwest CT Community Foundation Draper Foundation Fund and Marion Wm. and Alice Edwards Fund have awarded 45 charitable organizations serving some of the area’s most economically distressed residents grants totaling $60,000. Grants will...

  • January 5th, 2021

    The Northwest CT Community Foundation has awarded grants to 36 area nonprofit organizations, totaling $207,000 during its third grant cycle of 2020. The Community Foundation awards discretionary grants to Northwest Connecticut charities three times...

  • January 4th, 2021

    Give Hope: The Community Leadership Fund Each year, the Community Foundation asks individuals and families within our Northwest Corner to partner with the us to support arts and culture, healthcare, education, human services, animal care,...

  • December 5th, 2020

    John and Cynthia Reznick built their lives in Northwest Connecticut. John, a Torrington High School graduate, began working in the electrical distribution industry shortly after high school. Throughout a 40 year career, he worked his way up from...

  • December 1st, 2020

      Happy #GivingTuesday! #Giving Tuesday is a global day of local giving. Occurring this year on December 1st, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Just as Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Small Business...

Contact your Community Foundation staff at: (860) 626-1245 to discuss your charitable giving options and goals.