what WE do

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

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Our 2017 Annual Appeal is drawing to an end but there is still time to support our community through a gift to the Foundation. Remember, 100% of all gifts go out in grants to worthy local nonprofits. Give now »

Over 100 members of the community gathered to honor this year's Volunteer Recognition Awards recipients who dedicate their time and talent to help make New Canaan the unique, caring community we are proud to call home.

What's Happening

January 2018
 

The Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2018 Main Grant Cycle.  Applications for eligible organizations are due Monday, February 12th.  Funding decisions will be made in May. 
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what's coming up

1/25  Board Meeting
2/1    Annual Meeting
2/7    YPF Meeting
2/12  Grant Deadline
 

IN THE media »

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