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

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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 each and 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 Grant Awards
June 1, 2022

On June 1st NCCF distributed over $635K to 78 local nonprofits whose work is essential to the quality of life in New Canaan and neighboring communities. This support could not be possible without our generous donors as well as our dedicated Board and volunteers who vetted each and every grant application we received. Together we are making a difference!

what's coming up:

6/15 Newcomers Event
6/16 Board Meeting
6/18 Tom Gnuse Dedication

2022 Grants Awarded »

2022 Annual Meeting »

FY21 Annual Report »