what WE do

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


Almost 150 nonprofit partners and Foundation volunteers gathered at our grant awards event as we distributed over $670K to 72 local organizations. See our full list of Spring grants here.

Guest speaker, Mirellise Vazquez Executive Director of the Tauck Family Foundation joined our Young Philanthropists as they awarded $20K to 10 local nonprofits supporting work in education and human services for low income individuals.

what's happening

June 2017

The Scholarship Committee has just finalized this year's Sapienza Scholarship award decisions.  Letters have mailed to over 60 New Canaan students awarding $150K in scholarships as well as to 8 local nonprofit organizations awarding $16K in block grants supporting scholarship programs.

what's coming up

6/28 Waveny Concert
7/15  Sidewalk Sale

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