News

  • October 1st, 2019

    In the summer of 2019, the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation and our Northwest Corner lost someone near and dear to us. James A. Garfield or “Jim” as most everyone called him, passed away at his home in Fort Myers, Florida with...

  • September 16th, 2019

    The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation and Danosky & Associates, LLC congratulates 10 new graduates of the Leadership Enrichment for Advancing Professionals (LEAP) program. The graduates completed the intensive seven-week program...

  • September 4th, 2019

    The Women & Girls Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded a grant of $1,245 to Northwest Connecticut YMCA to support citizenship classes, including ESL and civics instruction for mothers and daughters....

  • August 30th, 2019

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  • August 23rd, 2019

    The Northwest Connecticut 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....

  • August 9th, 2019

    Area students have been awarded over $162,000 in scholarships and awards for the 2019-2020 academic year through funds held at the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation. The following students have been awarded scholarships: ANTHONY "...

  • August 8th, 2019

    The Northwest Building Healthier Communities Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, has awarded grants to five area nonprofit organizations, totaling $295,400 during the first half of 2019. The grants were awarded in...

  • July 25th, 2019

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  • July 24th, 2019

    The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded grants to 26 area nonprofit organizations, totaling $133,050 during its second grant cycle of 2019. The Community Foundation awards discretionary grants to Northwest Connecticut charities...

  • July 24th, 2019

    2018 Community Report Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation was established in 1969. The Community Foundation serves Litchfield County with 286 funds that support nonprofit organizations and provide scholarships to area students in 20...

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