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Here at the Foundation, our vision is a New Canaan that comes together to address both individual and local challenges, enriching the lives of all community members. Giving to NCCF means supporting our community's arts, cultural, educational, special needs and senior services organizations.

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Our Mission

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


NCCF awarded over $635,000 to 78 nonprofit organizations serving New Canaan and neighboring communities. This support is made possible by our generous donors as well as our dedicated Board and volunteers who vetted every grant application. View full list of grants »

Thank you for making our Spirit of New Canaan Luncheon a special event to honor Barb Achenbaum, Jim & Dede Bartlett, and Monica Capela Chimera and Allyson Mahoney of the New Canaan Moms Community Collective.
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What's Happening

2022 Volunteer Recognition

Help us recognize volunteer efforts by individuals and groups in our community! The Foundation is accepting 2022 Volunteer Recognition Award nominations for volunteers at local nonprofit organizations who are either residents of or volunteer in New Canaan. 

Learn more & nominate here »

what's coming up:

8/31  Volunteer Recognition      
9/1    NCPSG Vigil
9/22 Board Meeting

2022 Grants Awarded »

2022 Annual Meeting »

FY21 Annual Report »