What We Do

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


The first round of emergency response grants have been awarded through the COVID-19 Response Fund totaling $65K supporting emergency needs for medical and personal protective equipment, and food assistance for our residents and neighbors. Grants Awarded »

The Sapienza Scholarship program is accepting applications! This program provides need-based scholarships to New Canaan residents. Applications are due Friday, May 8th. Apply Now »

What's Happening

COVID-19 Response Fund

In response to COVID-19 and the impact it will have on our community, we have launched the COVID-19 Response Fund. It is intended to mobilize private resources to New Canaan residents and workers, local nonprofits, and support critical services in lower Fairfield County. Give Now » or Learn More »

what's coming up

4/17   Block Grant Deadline
5/8    Scholarship Deadline