Fairfield County Funder Network

This group provides a forum for grantmakers who are located in or funding in Fairfield County to come together, exchange information about news and topics of interest in the region. Members share knowledge and best practices, hear from guest presenters, and learn about new and ongoing activities, initiatives and areas of philanthropic engagement.

Network Leadership:



Elaine Mintz
Vice President of Operations
Fairfield County 's Community


Mirellise Vazquez
Executive Director
Tauck Family Foundation

For more information contact CCP President Karla Fortunato, 860-525-5585.

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Fairfield County's Community Wellbeing Index 2016

NORWALK, CT -- Examining regional demographics, economic opportunity, education, health, quality of life, and happiness, Fairfield County Community Wellbeing Index 2016 was released by DataHaven, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation and a team of leaders from regional hospitals, foundations, government agencies, and community organizations.  

PowerPoint: Fairfield County Community Wellbeing Index 2016

Mark Abraham of DataHaven and Nancy von Euler of Fairfield County's Community Foundation presented their 2016 Fairfield County Community Wellbeing Index and 2015 Community Wellbeing Survey PowerPoint during the the Fairfield County Funder Network's January 19, 2017 meeting.

ALICE: Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed by The United Way

The United Way ALICE Report for Connecticut provides the detailed analysis and data that explains why so many are struggling. Connecticut's United Ways are collaborating with United Ways in five other states to identify and give voice to the people in our communities who work hard and yet face challenges making ends meet -- ALICE: Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed.