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New Canaan Community Foundation's COVID-19 Response Fund supports the emergency needs of New Canaan families and its workers, local nonprofit organizations, and critical services in lower Fairfield County.

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Our Mission

The Foundation serves as New Canaan's local partner for advice, leadership and charitable giving. Read more »


Please join us on Thursday, October 22nd at 11:30am as we take our annual Philanthropy Luncheon virtual! We are proud to feature Jennifer Pastiloff, author of the inspirational memoir On Being Human. Register Now »

NCCF is now accepting applications for both our Letter of Inquiry and COVID-19 Response Fund funding. The deadline is October 9, 2020.
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What's Happening

COVID-19 Response Fund

The COVID-19 Response Fund mobilizes private resources to New Canaan residents and workers, local nonprofits, and support critical services in lower Fairfield County.
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what's coming up:

9/29   "Start of Change" #3
10/8    Board Meeting
10/9    LOI Deadline
10/13   "Start of Change" #4
10/20  "Start of Change" #5
10/22  Philanthropy Luncheon
10/27  "Start of Change" #6

2020 Grants Awarded »