Community Improvement & Capacity

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Valley Community Foundation Releases Snapshot of Quality of Life Indicators for Lower Naugatuck Valley

DERBY, CT – The Valley Community Foundation (VCF) is pleased to announce the release of The Valley Now: A 2015 Snapshot, representing the start of a multi-year process that will culminate in the creation of a community index for the Lower Naugatuck Valley towns in 2016. The snapshot report includes a brief summary of changing demographics and population growth, health indicators, employment rates, education and student achievement, income and accessibility to basic needs among residents in the region.

Monday, May 19, 2014
MEDIA ALERT: Free Hartford Symphony Orchestra Ensemble Concerts For Asylum Hill Community

HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford will host two free outdoor concerts this spring. Employees, Asylum Hill neighbors, local students and the general public are invited to bring their lunches and enjoy the fresh air and music of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra Ensemble -- Monday, May 19 and Wednesday, June 4; 12 to 1 p.m.; The Hartford’s HartBeat Park, 140 Garden Street, Hartford, CT.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
First Waterbury Cohort of Leadership Development Roundtable Graduate

WATERBURY, CT -- In 2013, Connecticut Community Foundation sponsored the first ever cohort of the Leadership Development Roundtable from greater Waterbury to help encourage the development of local nonprofit leaders, and the first eight members just completed the course!