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We are committed to: Being a leader and catalyst for philanthropic action in response to community issues; Facilitating the regular exchange of ideas, experiences, information, and expertise among Connecticut grantmakers; Being a reliable source of knowledge and education about philanthropy for Connecticut’s grantmakers; national, state, and local leaders; and the general public; and Increasing public understanding of the value and impact of philanthropy.


Visit the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) for information on the earthquake and how international nongovernment organizations (NGO) are responding. CDP's Facebook and Twitter feeds contain links to news reports and other updates. Find links to NGO responses and the Nepal Earthquake Recovery Fund. Visit CCP's webpage for general disaster relief materials >>

Get on the Map!

Imagine being able to see who is funding what and where—anywhere in our region, anytime, and with just a few clicks …

Access to accurate, up-to-date grantmaking data is critical to understanding the funding landscape and ensuring that your giving is as effective as it can be. And that’s what the Get on the Map campaign is all about!

Read Maggie Osborn's blog post about it >>

Recent News

QUINCY, MA -- August 3, 2015 – The Nellie Mae Education Foundation (Nellie Mae), the largest philanthropic organization in New England focused... more »

PLYMOUTH — The Main Street Community Foundation is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year by surprising 20 local nonprofit organizations with $1,... more »

NORWALK, CT -- The Southwest Regional Mental Health Board (SWRMHB) recently received a donation of $10,000 from Fairfield County’s Community... more »

NEW BRITAIN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Britain awarded Nearly $440K in grants to organizations in the Greater New Britain area... more »