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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 »


The Sapienza Scholarship program at the Foundation provides need-based scholarships to New Canaan residents. Applications are due Friday, May 6th. Apply now »

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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Spirit of New Canaan Luncheon
April, 28 2022

The Spirit of New Canaan luncheon honoring Barb Achenbaum, Jim and Dede Bartlett, and The New Canaan Moms Community Collective's Monica Capela Chimera and Allyson Mahoney was a huge success with almost 450 attendees!

what's coming up:

5/6 -  Scholarship Deadline
5/19 - Board Meeting
5/22 - Caffeine & Carberetors

2022 Annual Meeting »

2021 Grants Awarded »

FY21 Annual Report »