News

  • 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...

  • September 4th, 2020

    The Third Cycle grant application and Year-end Critical Needs grant application are now available.  The Third Cycle Grant of 2020 will continue to prioritize requests centered on the economic impact of the COVID-19...

  • September 4th, 2020

    From June 15th-July 31st, more than 50 Northwest Connecticut nonprofits posted giving campaigns to www.northwestcornergives.org, a crowdfunding program of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, to raise funds to meet the challenges of...

  • September 1st, 2020

    The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded more than $180,000 in scholarships and awards to local students for the 2020-2021 academic year. Scholarships and awards are made possible by Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation Funds...

  • August 27th, 2020

    Since May, the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has provided more than $747,250 in grant support to local nonprofits. As the pandemic took hold in Northwest Connecticut, the Community Foundation quickly  established the...

  • July 31st, 2020

    The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation Women & Girls Fund has awarded $5,000 in grants in support of two local child care centers that are working to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 at their facilities. Winsted Area Child Care Center...

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