Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Granting

Friday, May 8, 2020
The Great Give 2020 raises $3.57 Million for Greater New Haven nonprofits, shattering previous record.

NEW HAVEN, CT -- Surpassing expectations, The Great Give® 2020 was a spectacular success in bringing Greater New Haven’s community together in difficult times to raise $3.57 million online for nearly 400 nonprofits. The Great Give® is Greater New Haven’s 36-hour online giving event, created by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and conducted annually since 2010 to increase philanthropy in the Greater New Haven region of South Central Connecticut. Not only was the amount raised nearly double that of the prior year, but the number of total donors was up by 43 percent - a sign of the commitment and generosity of the region to rally for its continued well-being.

Friday, April 3, 2020
FCCF's Fairfield County COVID-19 Resiliency Fund Weekly Update & Challenge Grant

NORWALK, CT -- The generosity of individuals, corporations, and foundations across Fairfield County and beyond has been extraordinary. In the two weeks since the Fairfield County COVID-19 Resiliency Fund was established by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, more than $1.375 MILLION has been donated.