what WE do

The Community Foundation is the most effective and efficient way to turn your compassion into action.


Continuing a tradition begun by the Volunteer Center in 1998, the Foundation is proud to acknowledge the efforts of New Canaan volunteers. Winners will be announced in November.


The 2nd annual I ♥ New Canaan photo contest is officially under way! Send us your photographs depicting something you love about New Canaan. The deadline is October 5th. Click here for submission guidelines.

What's Happening

Annual Appeal

The Foundation kicked off it’s annual giving campaign on September 15th.  This year's committee has a record number of 54 amazing New Canaan volunteers!  The appeal mailing will go out in mid-November.

what's coming up

10/8   Board Meeting

10/14  YPF Meeting - YMCA
10/20 HTG Panel on Charity
11/12  Annual Appeal Mails
11/12  Board Meeting
11/18  YPF Meeting - NCMT
11/19  Volunteer Recognition
            Awards Ceremony