what WE do

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


The Foundation is proud to sponsor the NC Color Run benefitting the New Canaan Scholarship Foundation whose scholarships support NCHS graduates in need of financial aid in order to pursue their higher education. Read article »

Over 100 dedicated grant volunteers are hard at work reviewing applications, conducting site visits, and participating in final funding recommendations. Final grant awards will be announced in May at our Grant Awards Coffee on May 29th.

What's Happening

March 2019

Scholarship applications are currently being accepted for our Sapienza Scholarship program. The deadline for organizations to apply for a block grant is April 19 and for students to apply for a scholarship is May 3. For more information click here »

what's coming up

4/3   Young Philanthropists
4/11   Board Meeting
4/19  Block Grant Deadline
4/27  NC Color Run
4/30  Philanthropy Luncheon
5/1     Young Philanthropists
            Grant Awards
5/3   Scholarship Deadline