Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Granting

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Southbury’s Brian M. Jones and Roxbury’s Stephen Seward Join Connecticut Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees

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.

Thursday, June 7, 2018
Nutmeg Nuggets: Philanthropic Group is Foundation; for Nutmeg, Other Nonprofits

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.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Connecticut Community Foundation’s Annual Report Celebrates its Donors and Community Partners—the “Bridge Builders­” of Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills

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.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Community Foundation of Greater New Britain Gaining New Fans through Wide Variety of New Initiatives

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.