News

  • August 9th, 2018

    Area students have been awarded $158,500 in scholarships and awards for the 2018-2019 academic year through funds held at the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation. The following students have been awarded scholarships: ANTHONY "FRANK...

  • August 7th, 2018

    The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded grants to 21 area nonprofit organizations, totaling $86,525 during its second grant cycle of 2018. The Community Foundation awards discretionary grants to Northwest Connecticut charities...

  • June 21st, 2018

    The Draper Foundation Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, recently awarded area nonprofits $664,800. The Fund awarded $535,500 to 19 designated nonprofits and $129,300 in donor-advised grants to nonprofits that provide...

  • June 19th, 2018

    There is a lot at stake this election. Candidates need to hear from nonprofit staff, Board members, family advocates, patrons, volunteers, funders and other supporters of your mission. Register for the The Alliance's Torrington regional...

  • June 6th, 2018

    Cynthia Conklin: A Legacy of Nurturing, Nourishment and Boundless Care of Others A longtime nurse, Cynthia Conklin was well known as a caretaker for the elderly and a nurturer to all who crossed her path. Driven at a young age to care for the...

  • May 16th, 2018

    The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded grants to 21 area nonprofit organizations, totaling $103,950 during its first grant cycle of 2018. The Community Foundation awards discretionary grants to Northwest Connecticut charities...

  • May 16th, 2018

    Susan (Susie) Payne of Washington and Frances Stoffer of New Hartford have been named to the executive committee of the Women & Girls Fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation. The Fund awards grants annually for programs and...

  • April 23rd, 2018

    The Women & Girls Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded $9,500 in grants in support of local organizations that are working to develop economic self-sufficiency for women by means of education, financial...

  • April 18th, 2018

    On April 12, 2018, representatives of the Miles for Moe Fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation presented a check for $15,000 to Camp MOE to support camperships and camp needs          ...

  • April 17th, 2018

    Chuck Loring CFRE, MBA, considered one of the nation’s top authorities on board governance and board fundraising will hold a workshop, “High Performing Fundraising Boards,” Thursday May 17, 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Wisdom...

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