NORWALK, CT --(NCHC) has received a $30,000 grant from Fairfield County's Community Foundation Fund for Women and Girls to provide low income teens and women of child bearing age tools to make informed decisions about family planning and family spacing and expand access to appropriate contraception.
NORWALK, CT -- This summer, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation distributed funds totaling $1,274,091 to 59 nonprofit organizations who align with the Community Foundation’s result areas and its vision to close the opportunity gap in Fairfield County by eliminating disparities in income, education, employment, housing and health.
NORWALK, CT - Fairfield County's Community Foundation is seeking a Sr. Associate, Field of Interest Funds to lead the grant making function for the foundation's two field of interest funds: The Fund for Women and Girls and Immigrant Support Fund.
NORWALK, CT - Fairfield County's Community Foundation is seeking a Manager, Community Capacity Building to lead the Foundation’s community/resident outreach and engagement efforts in partnership with the Director of Advocacy & Capacity Building and the community impact team.
NORWALK, CT - Fairfield County's Community Foundation is seeking a Director, Advocacy and Capacity Building to direct the Foundation’s advocacy, public policy and capacitybuilding initiatives, including the Center for Nonprofit Excellence.
NORWALK, CT - Fairfield County's Community Foundation is seeking a Director, Immigrant Support Fund to execute FCCF's long-term strategic plan and day-to-day operations to promote the economic, educational, physical, emotional, and social
wellbeing of immigrants in Fairfield County.
BRISTOL - The City of Bristol will be participating the 100 Day Challenge, sponsored by the Central Coordinated Access Network. The 100 Day Challenge is backed by the Partnership for Strong Communities, a statewide nonprofit policy and advocacy organization dedicated to ending homelessness, expanding affordable housing, and building strong communities in Connecticut. Led by the Melville Charitable Trust, philanthropic support for the 100 Day Challenges is coming from funders across Connecticut, including: American Savings Foundation, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Connecticut Community Foundation, Dalio Philanthropies, Fairfield County's Community Foundation, Farmington Bank Community Foundation, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Ion Bank Foundation, Liberty Bank Foundation, Main Street Community Foundation, Manchester Interfaith Social Action Committee, Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, United Way of Greater New Haven, United Way Greater Waterbury, United Way Northwest Connecticut, United Way of West Central Connecticut, and Webster Bank.
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.
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.