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 benefiting the New Canaan Scholarship Foundation whose scholarships support NCHS graduates in need of financial aid in order to pursue their higher education. Read article »

Our Spring luncheon will be held on April 30th and highlights an important local issue: behavioral health. By shining a light on behavioral health, the Foundation hopes to raise community awareness about this important topic. Purchase tickets »

What's Happening

April 2019

Over 100 dedicated grant volunteers have completed their review of grant applications, site visits, and finalized their grant recommendations. Grant awards will be announced at our Grant Awards Coffee on May 29th. RSVP »

what's coming up

4/19  Block Grant Deadline
4/27  NC Color Run
4/30  Philanthropy Luncheon
5/1    Young Philanthropists
            Grant Awards
5/3   Scholarship Deadline
5/9   Board Meeting
5/30 Philanthropy Luncheon