Help make a difference by supporting the Foundation

There are many ways to support the work at the Foundation. We are still in need of support for our COVID-19 Response Fund to help us respond to local needs due to the pandemic. Support touches basic needs like food, utility and rental assistance, child care, and the increased behavioral health needs of our community.

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Our Mission

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


Over 40 partners have joined together to launch “Let’s Talk About It New Canaan,” a local campaign to increase visibility and reduce stigma associated with behavioral health. A webinar will be hosted on March 3rd at 10:00am, offering a quick guide on how to navigate the resources. Register »

Thank you to all who joined our virtual Annual Meeting featuring the state of the foundation by our Board Chair and Treasurer, and two partners on the local response to the pandemic.

What's Happening

COVID-19 Response Fund

The COVID-19 Response Fund mobilizes private resources to New Canaan residents and workers, local nonprofits, and support critical services in lower Fairfield County.
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what's coming up:

3/11  Board Meeting

FY20 Annual Report »

2020 Grants Awarded »