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Resources for further reading related to Giving in Connecticut, published December 2015.
A bequest established the Stella Margaret McHenry Fund to help low income seniors with their housing needs.
The Foundation for Community Health is a private foundation dedicated to improving the health and well-being of residents of the northern Litchfield Hills in Connecticut and the greater Harlem Valley in New York.
In her Last Will and Testament, Emma P. Pelton of Cheshire, Connecticut established the John P. and Cora E. Phelps Fund at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven in memory of her grandfather and mother to “benefit … elderly people who are residents of the Town of Hamden.” Since the fund was established over forty years ago, more than 65 grants have been made to eight organizations serving Hamden’s older adults.
The John H. Filer Award honors an individual or individuals who have demonstrated leadership in encouraging private action for the public good in Connecticut.
The Martha S. Newman Award honors an individual who has demonstrated outstanding staff performance in serving the philanthropic community.
An introduction to philanthropy and the different types of foundations and grantmakers.