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


NCCF's high school philanthropy group finished off another successful year by awarding a total of $20,000 to five area nonprofits - ABC House of New Canaan, Building One Community, Filling in the Blanks, Inspirica, and Kids in Crisis. The Foundation is proud of the hard work these students put in to their giving!
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The Community Foundation, along with our volunteer scholarship committee, is proud to announce that  34 amazing students have earned a Sapienza Scholarship award this year! We are pleased to fulfill Anne Sapienza’s charitable wishes and help these students continue their education,

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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. Give Now » or Learn More »

what's coming up:

6/10  Spring Grants Webinar
6/18  Board Meeting

2019 Grants Awarded »