News

  • March 22nd, 2017

    The Women & Girls Fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, in collaboration with Random Hacks of Kindness Jr. is hosting a “hackathon” for social good for local girls in grades 4th-8th on April 1, 2017, 8:30 am -4:00...

  • March 21st, 2017

    ​Adrian Selby of Litchfield, Conn. has been named to the board of directors of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, which provides philanthropic support to 20 towns in Litchfield County. Adrian Selby grew up on a dairy farm in Devon,...

  • March 7th, 2017

    Leadership Enrichment for Advancing Professionals (LEAP), presented by Danosky & Associates, LLC.  consists of 7 three-hour sessions and 1 six-hour session designed to build a foundation of skills and awareness.  Each of the eight...

  • January 25th, 2017

    The Women & Girls Fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation invites nonprofits to apply for grants that serve women and girls in the development of economic self-sufficiency by means of education, financial literacy and social...

  • January 3rd, 2017

    The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has made awards to 22 area nonprofit organizations, totaling more than $90,300 during its third grant cycle of 2016. The Community Foundation makes grants to local charities three times a year: early...

  • December 29th, 2016

    The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation through the Draper Foundation Fund and the Marion Wm. and Alice Edwards Fund, has awarded 50 charitable organizations serving some of the area’s most economically distressed residents grants...

  • December 15th, 2016

    On Tuesday, December 6, Catherine Mazzaferro of the Southside Café’s George Mazzaferro Memorial Fund a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation and Daniel Sabia, owner of Southside Café presented a check for $1,740...

  • December 8th, 2016

    On Wednesday, November 30, representatives of the Miles for Moe Fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation presented a check for $15,000 to Camp MOE to support camperships and camp needs. ​ Caption: from left to right: Colleen...

  • November 22nd, 2016

      Happy #GivingTuesday!  #Giving Tuesday is a global day of local giving. Occurring this year on November 29, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.   Just as Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Small...

  • November 21st, 2016

    In partnership with foundations and nonprofits in the region, Third Sector New England (TSNE) is conducting a study to collect salary and benefits data from nonprofits.  The study will be published in a...

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