New Online Series Highlights Contributions of Local Nonprofits

Monday, October 24, 2016

Invites Public to Take “A Closer Look”

NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region’s charitable endowment and largest grantmaker, announces a new communication series called “A Closer Look” to promote the good work of nonprofits serving The Foundation’s 20-town service area. The series is running from October 2016 through September 30, 2017 highlighting different areas of nonprofit services each month on www.giveGreater.org®.

The areas will be tied to Foundation issue briefs, which are designed to inform the public about the needs and opportunities throughout Greater New Haven, as well as to broader community events, as applicable. Examples of service areas include: Seniors; Housing and Fuel Assistance; Positive Youth Development; Jobs; Food & Diapers; Land, Sea and Wildlife; Schools and Academic Support; Performing and Visual Arts; Libraries, History and Humanities; during the month of October, nonprofits operating in the Social Justice space and nonprofits providing services and shelter to domestic animals are being highlighted. For more information, visit www.giveGreater.org.

Thanks to the generosity of three generations of donors, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven awarded over $24 million in grants and distributions in 2015 from an endowment of more than $500 million and composed of hundreds of individually named funds. In addition to its grantmaking, The Community Foundation helps build a stronger community by taking measures to improve student achievement, create healthy families in New Haven, promote local philanthropy through www.giveGreater.org® and encourage better understanding of the region. The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven’s 20 town service area includes: Ansonia, Bethany, Branford, Cheshire, Derby, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Wallingford, West Haven, Woodbridge.

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Contact:

Ratasha Smith
Communications Officer
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
203-777-7096
rsmith@cfgnh.org

Website & Social: www.cfgnh.org; www.facebook.org/cfgnh; www.twitter.com/cfgnh; www.instagram.com/welcominggnh/

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