News

  • December 4th, 2014

    The Draper Foundation Fund of the Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut recently awarded area nonprofits $567,425. The Draper Foundation Fund awarded $455,625 to 19 nonprofits designated by the Draper Foundation Fund to receive awards bi-...

  • December 1st, 2014

    To Encourage Spending With A Purpose The Community Foundation of Northwest CT has joined #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners—charities, families, businesses and...

  • November 19th, 2014

    The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut is compiling information about organizations (both religious and non-religious) that distribute collected food to individuals and families in need within the Foundation’s 20-town service area...

  • November 10th, 2014

    The Women & Girls Fund Releases Report on the Status of Women & Girls, Videos Highlighting Recent Grants The report provides details about the challenges in educational attainment, employment and domestic violence experienced by...

  • November 10th, 2014

    During the week of November 12-18, 2014, The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut will join more than 700 community foundations across the United States recognizing Community Foundation Week.  Community Foundation Week highlights...

  • October 30th, 2014

    Anita Baxter of New Hartford, James Blackketter of  Kent, and Jeffrey Lalonde of Goshen have been named to the board of directors of The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut, which provides philanthropic support to 20 towns in...

  • October 21st, 2014

    In partnership with foundations and nonprofits from each New England state, Third Sector New England is launching a new study on the state of nonprofit leadership in our region. Third Sector New England will survey executive directors and board...

  • October 8th, 2014

    The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut has allocated up to $40,000 to distribute to public charities and faith-based organizations in its 20-town service area* for year-end critical-needs grants. The Community Foundation of Northwest...

  • September 17th, 2014

    On September 17, 2014, representatives of the Southside Café’s George Mazzaferro Memorial Fund of The Community Foundation of Northwest CT presented $1,030 in proceeds raised through an annual fundraiser to Community Foundation staff....

  • August 26th, 2014

    Tim Considine, or “T. Cons” as many of his hundreds of friends called him, was a funny man known for his quick wit and endless oneliners.He could take a bad day, a moment of anxiety or fear, and lighten the mood...

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