The Steward

The Community Foundation's print biannual newsletter celebrates donors, fundholders and nonprofits in Northwest CT.

VOL 12: Issue 1: 2019 features a profile of James A. Garfield, the Community Foundation's first CEO/Executive Director.

Read the latest issue of The Steward




In Your Northwest Corner

The Community Foundation's monthly roundup of grants in the Northwest Corner.

The August 2019 newsletter features Pilobolus's Five Senses Festival, a food as prescription program and McCall's SuperKids program.

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Community Report

The Community Report provides a yearly summary of charitable funds, grantmaking and community leadership, and lists of our board, staff and volunteer members.

Read the 2018 Community Report

Read the 2017 Community Report

Read the 2016 Community Report

Read previous Community Reports


​Research and Reports

The Community Foundation supports research into the status of the communities of Northwest CT, such as the status of women and girls, homelessness, and food security.

Read The 2019 Connecticut Giving Report, an annual publication of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy

Read Community Crossroads: Northwest Connecticut, where we are now and where we are headed

Read The Economic Impact of Nonprofit Arts & Cultural Organizations & Their Audiences in the Northwest Connecticut Region

Read Beneath the Surface: The Opioid Epidemic in Northwest CT

Read Starved for Attention: Food Security in Northwest CT

Read Essential Shifts for a Thriving Nonprofit Sector (pdf)

Read The Plan to End Homelessness in Northwest CT

Explore From Challenge to Opportunity: A Report on the Status of Women and Girls in Northwest CT, a report of the Women & Girls Fund.

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