WATERBURY, CT -- Connecticut Community Foundation’s members have elected Brian M. Jones of Southbury and Stephen Seward of Roxbury to three-year terms on the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Jones and Seward will join a board composed of local residents from across 21 towns in the Foundation’s service area in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills.
Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Granting
TORRINGTON, CT -- Two now-legendary entities began in Torrington at almost the same instant in 1969 and have evolved into major institutions with important ties to each other. While Sharon Dante was launching a dance school called Nutmeg Ballet, members of the Torrington Club were starting a philanthropic group called the Torrington Area Foundation for Public Giving. Both began modestly and grew up together just a few blocks apart, changing their names over the years to become the Nutmeg Conservatory for the Arts and the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation.
WATERBURY— Connecticut Community Foundation has released its 2017 annual report, which highlights the impact of the Foundation’s donors and community partners in improving the quality of life in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills—particularly in response to challenges. The Foundation awarded $5 million in grants and college scholarships in 2017 to local nonprofit organizations and students, respectively.
Stronger Than Ever with Renewed Valley-New Haven Affiliation Agreement
DERBY, CT -- At its Annual Reception on May 22, The Valley Community Foundation (VCF) announced its 2017 accomplishments in a room filled with donors, grantees, public officials and community-minded citizens.
NEW BRITAIN, CT -- For more than 75 years, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has known that to fulfill its role as a community leader, partner and funder of vital programs and services in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington, it needs a strong base of support in the way of engaged donors, partners and supporters. Thanks to a variety of well-received new initiatives, the Foundation is making major inroads in boosting community engagement and support, inroads that bode well for the Foundation’s future.