News

  • June 14th, 2019

    The Draper Foundation Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, recently awarded area nonprofits $714,145. The Fund awarded $546,750 to 19 designated nonprofits and $167,395 in donor-advised grants to nonprofits that provide...

  • May 31st, 2019

    The Women & Girls Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded a grant of $4,275 to Northwestern Connecticut Community College to support a Girls and Women in Manufacturing, a program that includes manufacturing,...

  • May 29th, 2019

    The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded grants to 23 area nonprofit organizations, totaling $107,700 during its first grant cycle of 2019. The Community Foundation awards discretionary grants to Northwest Connecticut charities...

  • March 19th, 2019

    The Building Healthier Communities Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, invites nonprofits to apply for program grants that support early childhood education and development by enhancing home visitation in the Greater...

  • March 8th, 2019

    The United Way of Northwest Connecticut’s Women’s Leadership Initiative recognized the Women & Girls Fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation as its 2019 Organization of the Year.  Reps. Michelle Cook and Maria...

  • 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...

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