News

  • May 9th, 2022

    The Northwest CT Community Foundation has awarded grants to 23 area nonprofit organizations, totaling $126,700 during its first grant cycle of 2022. The Community Foundation awards discretionary grants to Northwest Connecticut charities three times...

  • April 13th, 2022

                Application Available The Application is now available for Northwest Corner Gives, the Community Foundation's crowdfunding grant round. The Community...

  • March 30th, 2022

    The Northwest CT Community Foundation Women & Girls Fund welcomes Professional Speaker Krista Rizzo, CPC to their annual meeting on May 12 from 5:30pm-7:30pm at the Torrington Country Club. Rizzo will discuss the importance of...

  • March 17th, 2022

    The Community Foundation is pleased to sponsor the 2022 Connecticut Nonprofit Compensation and Benefits Report. Compensation data is crucial to sustaining nonprofits’ missions.   It is important for nonprofit leaders to have...

  • January 12th, 2022

    The Northwest CT Community Foundation is awarding scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year. Scholarship applications are now available for the more than $150,000 available to area students. Scholarship guidelines, requirements and applications...

  • December 23rd, 2021

    The Northwest CT Community Foundation has awarded grants to 19 area nonprofit organizations, totaling $147,250 during its third grant cycle of 2021. The Community Foundation awards discretionary grants to Northwest Connecticut charities three times...

  • December 22nd, 2021

    The Northwest CT Community Foundation Draper Foundation Fund recently awarded area nonprofits $695,250. The Fund awarded $583,200 to 19 designated nonprofits and $112,050 in donor-advised grants to nonprofits that provide essential programs and...

  • December 9th, 2021

    The Northwest CT Community Foundation Draper Foundation Fund, Marion Wm. and Alice Edwards Fund and Making Cents Fund have awarded grants totaling $81,150 to 40 organizations serving some of the area’s most economically distressed residents....

  • December 1st, 2021

      Just as Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Small Business Saturday kick off the holiday shopping season, #GivingTuesday kicks off the season of giving, inspiring people to collaborate to improve their local communities and give back in...

  • November 9th, 2021

    The Salisbury Visiting Nurse Association is pleased to introduce an educational assistance program, managed by the Northwest CT Community Foundation, to provide scholarships for Emergency Medical Technician, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician,...

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