News

  • August 29th, 2017

    2016 Community Report ​2016 Community Report At-A-Glance Founded 1969 Assets $94.1 million Geographic area 20 towns of Northwest Connecticut Funds under Foundation management 274 Scholarships awarded $136,450 Grants awarded $2,977,043....

  • August 22nd, 2017

    Finding qualified and enthusiastic board members can be challenging, yet it is vital to the health and sustainability of nonprofit organizations. According to a recent survey, 58% of nonprofit leaders report that it is difficult to recruit new...

  • August 8th, 2017

    Katherine Kinane, PhD of New Hartford and Kathleen Weinstein of Torrington 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...

  • July 27th, 2017

    The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has made awards to 46 area nonprofit organizations, totaling more than $171,495 during its spring and summer discretionary grant cycles.   The Community Foundation awards discretionary grants to...

  • July 27th, 2017

    The Draper Foundation Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, recently awarded area nonprofits $665,565. The Fund awarded $546,750 to 19 designated nonprofits and $118,815 in donor-advised grants to nonprofits that provide...

  • July 26th, 2017

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

  • July 25th, 2017

    ​​TSNE MissionWorks has released Valuing Our Nonprofit Workforce: Compensation and Benefits Survey of Nonprofits in Southern New England and Westchester County, NY. The multi-state survey includes data reported by a range of nonprofits with job...

  • July 24th, 2017

    Area students have been awarded $154,050 in scholarships and awards for the 2017-2018 academic year through funds held at the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation. The following students have been awarded scholarships: ANTHONY "FRANK...

  • July 7th, 2017

    An Opioid epidemic is ravaging families and damaging our communities beneath the surface of beautiful, rural Northwest Connecticut,   Almost 20 years ago fatal overdoses surpassed motor vehicle accidents as the leading cause of accidental death...

  • May 18th, 2017

    The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Community Foundation offices are moving from 32 City Hall Ave. in Torrington to 33 East Main Street in Torrington. Our offices will be closed May 26th-May30th. We will re-...

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