We are an association of grantmakers committed to promoting and supporting effective philanthropy for the public good.
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.

REGISTRATION IS OPEN! April 30, 2015 - Annual Meeting and Philanthropy Awards

11:00 am – 2:00 pm; followed by optional break out conversations from 2:00 - 3:30 pm; Omni Hotel, New Haven

Plan to join your philanthropic colleagues for our annual meeting, philanthropy awards and a thought provoking conversation,
Philanthropy’s Role in Empowering Change, in recognition of the 50th anniversaries of the Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act.
Keynote speaker: Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation             REGISTER NOW >>

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

NEW BRITAIN, CT -- David Davison, president of the American Savings Foundation since 2000, announced today that he will retire at the end of 2015.

NEW BRITAIN, CT -- Organizers of community events in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington slated to take place between July 1 and December... more »

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, honored its grant recipients during a... more »

HARTFORD, CT -- United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut has raised more than $24 million for children and families in our community during... more »