News

  • February 15th, 2018

    Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation Board Welcomes Three New Members Barbara Spiegel of Norfolk, Larry Power of Lakeville and Vincent Inconiglios of Falls Village have been named to the board of directors of the Northwest Connecticut...

  • February 14th, 2018

    ​Community Crossroads is an extensive research project focused on the demographic composition of our communities – now and in the future – and core community wellbeing indicators, such as housing, employment, education, healthcare and...

  • February 12th, 2018

    Southside Café’s George Mazzaferro Memorial Fund, a fund of The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded the Northwestern Connecticut YMCA and YMCA Camp Mohawk $1,560 in support of camperships for local children....

  • January 26th, 2018

    The Women & Girls Fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation invites nonprofits to apply for grants. Programs eligible for grants include those that serve women and girls in the development of economic self-sufficiency by means of...

  • January 9th, 2018

    The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded grants to 36 area nonprofit organizations, totaling $135,965 during its third grant cycle of 2017. The Community Foundation awards discretionary grants to Northwest Connecticut charities...

  • December 8th, 2017

    The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation through the Draper Foundation Fund, the Marion Wm. and Alice Edwards Fund, and through gifts made by an anonymous local donor, has awarded 53 charitable organizations serving some of the area’s...

  • December 7th, 2017

    The Draper Foundation Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, recently awarded area nonprofits $757,978. The Fund awarded $546,750 to 19 designated nonprofits and $217,228 in donor-advised grants to nonprofits that provide...

  • November 14th, 2017

    Please join us as BoardSource Certified trainer Sharon Danosky, Danosky & Associates, leads a conversation on how to best utilize evaluation and assessment to strengthen your board. Evaluation and assessment enables a board to hold itself,...

  • September 8th, 2017

    CRM/Database Administrator  Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation The Database Administrator manages the Community Foundation’s database, shared drives, and digital archives. View complete job description   To...

  • August 30th, 2017

    The Community Foundation has allocated up to $60,000 to distribute to public charities and faith-based organizations in its 20-town service area* for year-end critical-needs grants. Grants are made possible through the Draper Foundation...

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