Connecticut Community Foundation
Connecticut Community Foundation’s 2018 Annual Report Celebrates the Transformative Power of Communities That Cared
Thursday, May 30, 2019
WATERBURY, CT -- “There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about.” Connecticut Community Foundation’s newly released 2018 annual report, You Cared, opens with those words from Margaret J. Wheatley as a tribute to the Foundation’s donors and community partners who tackled local issues with passion and tenacity—organizing, contributing, and seeking solutions together.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
WATERBURY, CT -- Record-breaking generosity has been the hallmark of Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills since it began in 2013. On April 23 and 24, Connecticut Community Foundation will again host the 36-hour online giving event, which will benefit more local charities serving the region than ever: 265 of them this year!
Thursday, March 21, 2019
WATERBURY, CT -- John “Jack” Staver of Watertown, Connecticut, who passed away at the age of 80 in January 2018, has bequeathed more than $4 million to establish a permanent charitable fund at Connecticut Community Foundation.
Connecticut Community Foundation’s Newest Grantees Galvanize Young People to Steward the Environment
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
$98K in new grants awarded to 11 organizations serving Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills
Connecticut Community Foundation Awards $96,000 in Grants to Support the Economic Vitality of Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills
Monday, January 14, 2019
WATERBURY, CT -- Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded grants totaling $96,000 to ten nonprofit organizations serving residents of 21 towns in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills. With these grants, the Foundation aims to build people’s pathways from poverty to prosperity and to support diverse and robust neighborhood, city and regional economies.