Fairfield County's Community Foundation
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
NORWALK, CT -- Norwalk Public Schools will launch a comprehensive initiative designed to examine and address educational equity in Norwalk. Starting immediately, the district will partner with Temple University's Dr. Edward Fergus on an eight-month project that will include implicit bias and diversity training. The Collective Impact Opportunity Fund at Fairfield County's Community Foundation has committed to funding the Norwalk Educational Equity Initiative. This invitation-only Fund makes grants to public agencies and non-profit organizations striving to close educational, workforce and other opportunity gaps among children, youth and families in Connecticut.
Thursday, July 2, 2020
NEW CANAAN, CT -- Horizons at New Canaan Country School recently received two grants totaling $25,000 from Fairfield County's Community Foundation to support the organization's Family Emergency Financial Assistance Fund and it's full-year High School Program.
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation Announces JPMorgan Chase & Co. Investment Creating Regional Housing Opportunity
Monday, June 15, 2020
NORWALK, CT -- Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF) announces its partnership in the establishment of Fairfield County’s Center for Housing Opportunity (FCCHO), funded through the generous spirit and commitment of JPMorgan Chase & Co. to cultivate thriving neighborhoods, with an investment of $450,000. Their commitment will catalyze action with results to create housing stability for all Fairfield County residents.
Fresh Food for All at CityCenter Danbury Farmers’ Market Thanks to Grant from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation
Thursday, June 11, 2020
DANBURY, CT -- A $38,000 grant from the Fairfield County's Community Foundation (FCCF) will enable the CityCenter Danbury Farmers’ Market to make fresh produce accessible to people who might otherwise not have access to healthy food options. The grant also supports new COVID-19 protocols to help keep shoppers safe.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
CONNECTICUT -- Elaine Mintz and Karla Fortunato write about how Connecticut’s philanthropic community has responded to address the immediate needs of the Covid-19 crisis. Elaine is the VP of Operations for Fairfield County's Community Foundation and Board Chair of Connecticut Council of Philanthropy (CCP). Karla is CCP's president.