News

  • December 8th, 2017

    The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation through the Draper Foundation Fund, the Marion Wm. and Alice Edwards Fund, and through gifts made by an anonymous local donor, has awarded 53 charitable organizations serving some of the area’s...

  • December 7th, 2017

    The Draper Foundation Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, recently awarded area nonprofits $757,978. The Fund awarded $546,750 to 19 designated nonprofits and $217,228 in donor-advised grants to nonprofits that provide...

  • November 30th, 2017

    LEAP 1.0 & LEAP 2.0 will be presented by Danosky & Associates, LLC (D&A) and consist of 7 four-hour sessions and 1 six-hour session designed to build a foundation of skills and awareness. D&A facilitators share their experience,...

  • November 14th, 2017

    Please join us as BoardSource Certified trainer Sharon Danosky, Danosky & Associates, leads a conversation on how to best utilize evaluation and assessment to strengthen your board. Evaluation and assessment enables a board to hold itself,...

  • September 8th, 2017

    CRM/Database Administrator  Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation The Database Administrator manages the Community Foundation’s database, shared drives, and digital archives. View complete job description   To...

  • August 30th, 2017

    The Community Foundation has allocated up to $60,000 to distribute to public charities and faith-based organizations in its 20-town service area* for year-end critical-needs grants. Grants are made possible through the Draper Foundation...

  • August 29th, 2017

    2016 Community Report ​2016 Community Report At-A-Glance Founded 1969 Assets $94.1 million Geographic area 20 towns of Northwest Connecticut Funds under Foundation management 274 Scholarships awarded $136,450 Grants awarded $2,977,043....

  • August 22nd, 2017

    Finding qualified and enthusiastic board members can be challenging, yet it is vital to the health and sustainability of nonprofit organizations. According to a recent survey, 58% of nonprofit leaders report that it is difficult to recruit new...

  • August 8th, 2017

    Katherine Kinane, PhD of New Hartford and Kathleen Weinstein of Torrington have been named to the executive committee of the Women & Girls Fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation. The Fund awards grants annually for programs and...

  • July 27th, 2017

    The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has made awards to 46 area nonprofit organizations, totaling more than $171,495 during its spring and summer discretionary grant cycles.   The Community Foundation awards discretionary grants to...

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