News

  • 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-...

  • May 8th, 2017

    The Women & Girls Fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded $9,600 in support of local organizations that are working to build economic self-sufficiency for single working mothers and assist young women with career...

  • May 5th, 2017

    The Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications in the areas of Arts & Culture, Civic & Education, Environment, Health and Human Services. The Community Foundation evaluates grant applications three times each...

  • April 27th, 2017

    The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has made awards to 27 area nonprofit organizations, totaling more than $92,450 during its first grant cycle of 2017. The Community Foundation awards discretionary grants to northwest Connecticut...

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