News

  • 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...

  • July 27th, 2017

    The Draper Foundation Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, recently awarded area nonprofits $665,565. The Fund awarded $546,750 to 19 designated nonprofits and $118,815 in donor-advised grants to nonprofits that provide...

  • July 26th, 2017

    The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation and Danosky & Associates, LLC congratulates seven new graduates of the Leadership Enrichment for Advancing Professionals (LEAP) program. The graduates completed the intensive eight-week program...

  • July 25th, 2017

    ​​TSNE MissionWorks has released Valuing Our Nonprofit Workforce: Compensation and Benefits Survey of Nonprofits in Southern New England and Westchester County, NY. The multi-state survey includes data reported by a range of nonprofits with job...

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