How Can I Help?

New Canaan Community Foundation's COVID-19 Response Fund supports the emergency needs of New Canaan families and its workers, local nonprofit organizations, and critical services in lower Fairfield County.

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Our Mission

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


Join us on June 5th at 10:00am for our Response Fund Webinar announcing the 3rd round of emergency grants.Hear from staff and nonprofit partners about the fund, including total money raised to date, funding themes, grants given out, and plans going forward. Register Now »

The Foundation invites you to join the online presentation of the 2020 Spring Grant Awards on Wednesday, June 10th at 10:00am during which we will announce over $530,000 in grants to impactful local nonprofit organizations serving our community. Register Now »

What's Happening

COVID-19 Response Fund

The COVID-19 Response Fund 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:

6/5   Response Fund Webinar
6/10  Spring Grants Webinar
6/18  Board Meeting

2019 Grants Awarded »