what WE do

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


NCCF welcomed nearly 150 attendees at NCC’s PepsiCo Theater for our annual grant awards, where awards totaling $586,000 were made to 78 organizations. View Grant Awards Summary »  


On May 26th, the Foundation was proud to sponsor the Parent/Daughter Workshop with Rachel Simmons “The Art of Being a Girl” co-hosted by LiveGirl and the Connecticut Women's Education and Legal Fund.

What's Happening

Spring 2019

Our Scholarship Committee is busy reviewing nearly 70 applications from students and local organizations for our Sapienza Scholarship, a financial need based scholarship program at the Foundation. In early June the program will award nearly $150,000 in individual and block grant scholarships.

what's coming up

6/13  Board Meeting
6/26 Waveny Concert