NORWALK, CT -- Four Connecticut-based family foundations and one of the state’s largest community foundations today announced the launch of the Collective Impact Opportunity Fund within Fairfield County’s Community Foundation. The Fund will make collective grants to public agencies and non-profit organizations striving to close educational, workforce, and other opportunity gaps among children, youth, and their families in Connecticut.
NORWALK, CT - Fairfield County's Community Foundation is seeking a Director, Development and Philanthropic Services to to grow the Community Foundation’s charitable resources in a manner consistent with its mission.
DANBURY, CT -- DanburyWORKS, a collaborative supported by the Boston Federal Reserve’s Working Cities Challenge Grant, officially launches on May 20, 2019.
HARTFORD, CT – The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) named Juanita T. James, president and CEO of Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, a recipient of the 2019 Martha S. Newman Award.
GREENWICH, CT -- Commemorating its history of community impact, Tracee Ellis Ross was the featured keynote speaker at Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s Fund for Women & Girls Annual Luncheon. More than 800 friends and supporters from Connecticut and beyond were part of this celebration held at the Hyatt Regency in Greenwich, Connecticut, on April 4, 2019.
NORWALK, CT -- Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF), the largest provider of college scholarships in the region, has extended the deadline for 2019 scholarships to Sunday, March 31st.
BRIDGEPORT, CT -- Fairfield County’s Giving Day Powered by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation on Thursday, February 28th, 8 AM – 9:45 AM at The Klein Memorial Auditorium.
The Long Island Sound Stewardship Fund (LIS Stewardship Fund) is seeking proposals to restore and protect the health and living resources of Long Island Sound. Proposals are due: Friday, March 15, 2019.
BRIDGEPORT, CT -- Members of the Greater Bridgeport Family Economic Security Coalition, elected government officials, coordinated by the Connecticut Association for Human Services (CAHS) and Internal Revenue Service have kicked-off the start of the 2019 tax season. VITA is a program sponsored by the IRS, where trained volunteers prepare and file state and federal returns for low- and moderate-income families for free. Families who generally had an income of $55,000 or less in 2018 may qualify for additional tax credits. This year’s VITA campaign is made possible with support from the United Way of Coastal Fairfield County, Citi Community Development, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, and Near & Far Aid.
NORWALK, CT -- Fairfield County’s Community Foundation announced the launch of the new Fairfield County’s Giving Day WHY I GIVE video contest to give nonprofits participating in Giving Day the opportunity to truly sizzle, spread their message and create awareness for their missions. Contest video submissions can be made from Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 12:00am ET through Friday, February 22, 2019 at 11:59 pm ET.
NORWALK, CT -- Scholarships through FCCF are available for high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students residing in Bridgeport; Easton; Fairfield; Monroe; Milford; Shelton; Stratford; Trumbull and Westport.The application deadline is March 21, 2019.
Legacy Wishes Honored Through Fairfield County’s Community Foundation
NORWALK, CT -- Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s (FCCF) launched this year’s Legislative Forums in December at FCCF’s headquarters in Norwalk and at UConn’s Stamford campus.
CONNECTICUT -- The Connecticut Collective for Women and Girls (CCWG), launched last month with more than 20 members and six funders, gathered at Fairfield County’s Community Foundation to celebrate the beginning of the Collective.
NORWALK, CT -- Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF) has announced the appointment of a new Chair for its Board of Directors, as well as, the addition of three new Board members. A new slate of officers was also appointed.
Save The Date: Giving Day is slated for February 28, 2019
NORWALK, CT -- The Connecticut Collective for Women and Girls, a new network, launched today to provide support and collaboration for organizations serving women and girls.
NORWALK, CT -- The new Sexual Violence Prevention Collaborative of Fairfield County was catalyzed by the Fund for Women and Girls, which is based at the Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF) and is the biggest women’s fund in New England. The collaborative is beginning the work with a focus on youth athletics and initial grant funding of $100,000.
NORWALK, CT -- Tracee Ellis Ross, award-winning actress, producer and activist will be featured as the keynote speaker at the 2019 Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s Fund for Women & Girls Annual Luncheon on April 4, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency in Greenwich, Connecticut.
NORWALK, CT -- Nancy Tartaglia, director of Gift Planning & Philanthropic Services, at Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, writes on the topic of estate planning during National Estate Planning Awareness Week (Oct. 15-21), adopted by Congress in 2008.