News

  • January 24th, 2019

    The Leadership Enrichment for Advancing Professionals (LEAP) cohort for 2019 is forming soon. LEAP will be presented by Danosky & Associates, LLC (D&A) and consist of 7 sessions designed to build a foundation of skills and awareness. D&A...

  • January 17th, 2019

    The Women & Girls Fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation invites nonprofits to apply for grants. Programs eligible for grants include those that serve women and girls in the development of economic self-sufficiency by means of...

  • January 5th, 2019

    Scholarship applications are now available for the 2019-2020 academic year. Scholarship guidelines, requirements and applications are available on the Community Foundation website. Graduating seniors and current college students can apply for...

  • December 19th, 2018

    STEVEN GARBIN HONORS HIS PARENTS, GIVES BACK TO HIS HOMETOWN Steven L. Garbin grew up in Torrington the only child of Mario and Helen (Balogh) Garbin. He translated a love of cars and driving into a business, owning Triumph Taxi in Boston for...

  • December 12th, 2018

    The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded grants to 27 area nonprofit organizations, totaling $123,350 during its third grant cycle of 2018. The Community Foundation awards discretionary grants to Northwest Connecticut charities...

  • November 30th, 2018

    The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation through the Draper Foundation Fund, the Marion Wm. and Alice Edwards Fund, and through gifts made anonymously through a donor-advised fund, has awarded 52 charitable organizations serving some of the...

  • November 26th, 2018

      Happy #GivingTuesday! #Giving Tuesday is a global day of local giving. Occurring this year on November 27th, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Just as Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Small Business...

  • November 21st, 2018

    The Draper Foundation Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, recently awarded area nonprofits $800,037.50. The Fund awarded $574,087.50 to 19 designated nonprofits and $225,950 in donor-advised grants to nonprofits that...

  • November 20th, 2018

    Vic Muschell of Torrington and Lori Riiska of Winsted have been named to the board of directors of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, which provides philanthropic support to 20 towns in Litchfield County. Vic Muschell is an attorney...

  • October 22nd, 2018

    Jane Williams of Winsted has been named to the executive committee of the Women & Girls Fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation. The Fund’s current funding priority is to support, through annual grant awards, women and girls...

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