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  • May 15th, 2014

    Photo Caption: CT Voices for Children Policy Fellow Edie Joseph discusses Husky A, the Medicaid program for low-come children and families in CT. Statewide 3.2% of children do not have health insurance.   The Community Foundation of...

  • April 30th, 2014

    The Women and Girls Fund at The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut is currently accepting grant applications for program and capital goods and/or equipment grants for eligible nonprofit organizations that provide programs and services for...

  • April 4th, 2014

    Torrington, CT— The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut has made awards to 13 area nonprofit organizations, totaling more than $60,000 during its first grant cycle of 2014. The Foundation makes grants to local charities three times a...

  • January 13th, 2014

    Area students can now apply online for scholarships from The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut for the 2014-2015 academic year. Scholarship applicants may access applications and application guidelines at www.cfnwct.org/...

  • January 3rd, 2014

    Torrington, CT— The Draper Foundation Fund has awarded 13 area non‐profits $127,840. The awards support essential programs and services for residents of Northwest Connecticut. Noteworthy among the recent donor‐advised grants include: a $...

  • December 30th, 2013

    The Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) has established the FY 2014 Nonprofit Grant Program to provide nonprofits with financial support for basic human needs programs for Connecticut citizens. Focus areas include:...

  • December 12th, 2013

    On December 12, 2013, The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut, New Beginnings of Northwest Hills Litchfield County, and over ten local and regional nonprofits along with the Office of the Mayor held a press conference announcing a...

  • December 11th, 2013

    The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut has made awards to 16 area nonprofit organizations, totaling almost $70,000.00 during its third grant cycle of 2013. The Foundation makes grants to local charities three times a year: early spring,...

  • December 11th, 2013

    The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut through the Draper Foundation Fund and the Marion Wm. & Alice Edwards Fund has made awards to 38 charitable organizations serving some of the area’s most economically distressed residents....

  • November 4th, 2013

    On November 4, for the fourth year in a row, The State Auto Foundation of the State Auto Insurance Companies made a $5,000 contribution to the Women & Girls Fund at the Community Foundation of Northwest CT to support marketing communication...

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