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  • December 15th, 2016

    On Tuesday, December 6, Catherine Mazzaferro of the Southside Café’s George Mazzaferro Memorial Fund a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation and Daniel Sabia, owner of Southside Café presented a check for $1,740...

  • December 8th, 2016

    On Wednesday, November 30, 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. ​ Caption: from left to right: Colleen...

  • November 21st, 2016

    In partnership with foundations and nonprofits in the region, Third Sector New England (TSNE) is conducting a study to collect salary and benefits data from nonprofits.  The study will be published in a...

  • November 21st, 2016

    Along with our 2016 name change, the Community Foundation has made many updates and upgrades that recently have been implemented at the Community Foundation. Nonprofit Resources On the Nonprofit Resources page you can find information about...

  • November 18th, 2016

    The Draper Foundation Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, recently awarded area nonprofits $566,225. The Fund awarded $455,625 to 19 designated nonprofits and $110,600 in donor-advised grants to nonprofits that provide...

  • November 10th, 2016

    Nonprofit Advisory Institute Board Chair Roundtable Throughout the year, the Community Foundation partners with the Connecticut Community Foundation to bring together nonprofit board chairs for educational sessions and networking....

  • October 18th, 2016

    If you’re going to be away, have a physical disability, major illness, or another qualifying barrier to going to the polls on Election Day (11/8), you may be eligible for an absentee ballot. It’s recommended to apply as soon as possible...

  • July 27th, 2016

    The Draper Foundation Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, recently awarded area nonprofits $691,025. The Fund awarded $455,625 to 19 designated nonprofits and $235,400 in donor-advised grants to nonprofits that provide...

  • July 15th, 2016

    The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has made awards to 21 area nonprofit organizations, totaling more than $84,400 during its second grant cycle of 2016. The Community Foundation makes grants to local charities three times a year: early...

  • July 5th, 2016

    Betty Rivera – The Rivera Family Fund for Arts and Music supports art and music students in the Northwest Corner. Local author Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Rivera enjoyed many years working as an ...

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