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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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NCCF is now accepting Letters of Inquiry for our 2023 Grant Cycle! If you are interested in applying, you can learn more be reviewing our LOI Guidelines and FAQ sheets, or by watching the recording of the Applicant Info Session

You can click here to apply! 

Help us recognize our community's extraordinary volunteer efforts and join us for the 2022 Volunteer Recognition Awards! The Awards will take place at Town Hall on October 4th at 5:30pm, and will be immediately followed by a celebratory reception at Pesca. 

Check out this year's awardees here!

What's Happening

2022 Letters of Inquiry

NCCF is currently accepting Letters of Inquiry for our 2023 Grant Funding Cycle with a deadline of October 11th. 

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what's coming up:

9/22 Board Meeting

10/4 Volunteer Recognition Awards

10/11  LOI Deadline

10/20 Board Meeting

2022 Grants Awarded »

2022 Annual Meeting »

FY21 Annual Report »