News

  • June 23rd, 2015

    The Draper Foundation Fund, a fund of the Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut has awarded area nonprofits $574,625. The Fund awarded $455,625 to 19 designated nonprofits and $119,000 in donor-advised grants to nonprofits that provide...

  • June 19th, 2015

    In partnership with foundations and nonprofits from each New England state, Third Sector New England has released Essential Shifts for a Thriving Nonprofit Sector. Essential Shifts for a Thriving Nonprofit Sector (pdf) The report...

  • June 17th, 2015

    Tania DiCostanzo of Woodbury, Rachel Tway-Grant of Torrington and Sandra Zielinski of Harwinton have been named to the executive committee of the Women & Girls Fund of The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut. The Women & Girls Fund...

  • April 29th, 2015

    Northwest, CT— The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut has made awards to area nonprofits totaling $105,500 as well as a $50,000 pledge. The Community Foundation makes grants to local charities three times a year: early spring, late...

  • April 17th, 2015

    The Women & Girls Fund of the Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut has awarded $3,750 to local organizations in support of working mothers and to educate and empower parents. EXTRAS, a program for school-age children of working...

  • March 2nd, 2015

    Anne Sutherland Fuchs of Washington, Conn. has been named to the board of directors of The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut, which provides philanthropic support to 20 towns in Litchfield County. ​Ms. Sutherland Fuchs is an...

  • January 27th, 2015

    The Women & 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...

  • January 10th, 2015

    The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut is awarding scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year. Scholarship applications are now available for the more than $100,000 available to area students. Scholarship guidelines, requirements and...

  • December 22nd, 2014

    $750,000 in grants recently were awarded to 102 Northwest CT nonprofits. The grants, in areas including arts and culture, civic and education, environment, health, and human services, were made possible by fundholders and donors of the Community...

  • December 11th, 2014

    The Community Foundation through the Draper Foundation Fund and the Marion Wm. and Alice Edwards Fund has made awards to 47 charitable organizations serving some of the area’s most economically distressed residents. The $40,000 in...

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