Grantmaking Public Charities

A listing of gantmaking public charities located in Connecticut including United Ways, Community Health Charities, Arts Councils and Jewish Federations.

United Ways

Through a single community-wide campaign, the volunteers of the 16 Connecticut United Ways raise funds to benefit local health and human service agencies. Dollars raised in the campaign are distributed to agencies by experienced volunteers. United Ways also develop special initiatives and collaborations with other community groups to meet high priority human needs.

United Way of Connecticut
Serves as the state association for Connecticut's 16 United Ways and manages the statewide help-by-telephone service, Infoline (2-1-1).
1344 Silas Dean Highway, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1350
(860) 571-7500

Middlesex United Way
(Chester, Clinton, Cromwell, Deep River, Durham, East Haddam, East Hampton, Essex, Haddam, Killingworth, Middlefield, Middletown, Old Saybrook, Portland, Westbrook)
100 Riverview Center Suite 230, Middletown, CT 06457
(860) 346-8695

United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut
(Andover, Ashford, Avon, Bloomfield, Bolton, Canton, Chaplin, Columbia, Coventry, East Hartford, East Windsor, Ellington, Enfield, Farmington, Glastonbury, Hampton, Hartford, Hebron, Lebanon, Manchester, Mansfield, Marlborough, Newington, Rocky Hill, Scotland, Simsbury, Somers, South Windsor, Stafford, Suffield, Tolland, Vernon, West Hartford, Wethersfield, Willington, Windham/Willimantic, Windsor, Windsor Locks)
30 Laurel Street, Hartford, CT 06106-1341
(860) 493-6800

United Way of Coastal Fairfield County
(Bridgeport, Darien, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Norwalk, Stratford, Trumbull, Wilton, Weston, Westport)
75 Washington Avenue, Bridgeport, CT  06604
(203) 334-5106

United Way of Greater New Haven
(Bethany, Branford, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, West Haven, Woodbridge)
370 James Street, Suite 403, New Haven, CT 06513
(203) 772-2010

United Way of Greater Waterbury
(Bethlehem, Cheshire, Middlebury, Prospect, Southbury, Thomaston, Waterbury, Watertown, Wolcott, Woodbury)
10 North Elm Street, 2nd floor, Waterbury, CT  06702
(203) 757-9855

United Way of Greenwich
One Lafayette Court, Greenwich, CT 06831
(203) 869-2221

United Way of Meriden and Wallingford
35 Pleasant Street, Suite 1E, Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 235-4403

United Way of Milford
20 Evergreen Avenue, P.O. Box 221, Milford, CT 06460
(203) 874-6791

United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls
284 Church Street, P.O. Box 209, Naugatuck, CT 06770
(203) 729-1564

United Way of Northwest Connecticut
(Barkhamstead, Canaan, Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartford, Hartland, Harwinton, Litchfield, Morris, New Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, Winchester)
16 Bird Street, Suite 1, P.O. Box 1001, Torrington, CT 06790-1001
(860) 489-4131

United Way of Southeastern Connecticut
(Bozrah, Colchester, East Lyme, Franklin, Griswold, Groton, Lebanon, Ledyard, Lisbon, Lyme, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Old Lyme, Preston, Salem, Sprague, Stonington, Voluntown, Waterford)
283 Stoddards Wharf Road, P.O. Box 375 , Gales Ferry, CT 06335
(860) 464-7281

United Way of Southington
37 West Center Street, PO Box 546, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-4565

United Way of West Central Connecticut
(Bristol, Burlington, Plainville and Plymouth)
200 Main Street, Bristol, CT 06010
(860) 582-9559

United Way of Western Connecticut
(Bethel, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Danbury, Kent, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Redding, Ridgefield, Roxbury, Sherman, Warren, Washington)

Northern Fairfield County Office
85 West Street, Danbury, CT  06810
(203) 792-5330

Southern Litchfield County Office
21 Main Street, P.O. Box 29, New Milford, CT  06776
(860) 354-8800

Stamford Office
150 Summer Street, Stamford, CT  06902
(203) 348-7711

Valley United Way
(Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton)
54 Grove Street, Shelton, CT 06401
(203) 926-9478

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Community Health Charities New England

Through a workplace campaign, Community Health Charities of New England raises and distributes money to local health charities in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. The organization also supports companies and their employees year-long with health programs that promote overall wellness.

Hartford Office
30 Laurel Street, Hartford, CT 06106-1341
(860) 951-5933

Hamden Office
2911 Dixwell Avenue, Hamden, CT  06518
(203) 230-1781

Western Office
(203) 838-8411

Eastern Office
(401) 323-6264

Norwich Office
24 Stott Avenue, Norwich, CT  06360
(860) 887-5288

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Greater Hartford Arts Council

Through a regional workplace campaign, the Greater Hartford Arts Council raises and distributes funds to local arts organizations.
100 Pearl Street, P.O. Box 231436
Hartford, CT 06123-1436
(860) 525-8629

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Jewish Federations

The nine Connecticut Jewish Federations raise money primarily for Jewish social service and education organizations locally and overseas.

Jewish Community Center of Eastern Fairfield County
4200 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 372-6567

The Jewish Federation, Inc.
(serving Northern Fairfield County and Southern Litchfield County)
69 Kenosia Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 792-6353

Jewish Federation of Eastern Connecticut
28 Channing Street, New London, CT 06320
(860) 442-8062

UJA Federation of Greenwich
One Holly Hill Lane, Greenwich, CT 06830
(203) 552-1818

Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford
333 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117
(860) 232-4483

Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Road, Woodbridge, CT 06525
(203) 397-7439

United Jewish Federation of Greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien
1035 Newfield Avenue, Suite 200, Stamford, CT 06905-2591
(203) 321-1373

Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut
444 Main Street North, Southbury, CT  06488
(203) 267-3177

UJA/Federation of Westport-Weston-Wilton-Norwalk
431 Post Road East, Westport, CT 06880
(203) 226-8197

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