News

  • 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...

  • January 20th, 2017

    Leadership Enrichment for Advancing Professionals (LEAP) will be presented by Danosky & Associates, LLC. The LEAP Program, to be presented by Danosky & Associates, LLC (D&A) consists of 7 three-hour sessions and 1 six-hour session...

  • 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...

  • November 21st, 2016

    Along with our 2016 name change, the Community Foundation has made many updates and upgrades that recently have been implemented at the Community Foundation. Nonprofit Resources On the Nonprofit Resources page you can find information about...

  • November 18th, 2016

    The Draper Foundation Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, recently awarded area nonprofits $566,225. The Fund awarded $455,625 to 19 designated nonprofits and $110,600 in donor-advised grants to nonprofits that provide...

Contact your Community Foundation staff at: (860) 626-1245 to discuss your charitable giving options and goals.