News

  • 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,...

  • September 13th, 2021

    The Northwest CT Community Foundation has allocated a minimum of $55,000 to distribute to public charities and faith-based organizations in its 20-town service area* for year-end critical-needs grants. More may be available based on need. Grants are...

  • September 7th, 2021

    In the rolling hills of Falls Village, there is a small collection of buildings, tucked amid lush grounds. It is home to Music Mountain, a chamber music festival venue, an educational workshop, a place for community to gather and connect through...

  • September 3rd, 2021

    Barbara and John Pudlinski created a home environment where their children thrived on curiosity and creativity. Both educators at Torrington High School, Barbara and John instilled in their children a love of math and science that inspired their son...

  • September 3rd, 2021

    Karen O'Connor Continues to Make the Northwest Corner a Better Place For decades Karen O’Connor was a beloved teacher and coach at Lewis Mills High School. She was a three-sport athlete at Southern Connecticut State College, where she...

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