High Impact Giving through Grants and Scholarships

Double-doorsNew Canaan Community Foundation provides high-impact grants to nonprofits serving our community and awards life-changing scholarships to local students continuing their education. Grants are made to a wide range of organizations that improve the quality of life for New Canaan residents and our neighbors.

The Foundation distributes grants through grant and scholarship programs and from the donor advised funds that are part of the Community Foundation. We make a difference in our community!

Our donors make it possible for us to award grants and scholarships each year, as well as help us build a civic endowment. The generosity of local residents enables the Foundation to fund a better New Canaan for generations to come.

Interested in donating to New Canaan Community Foundation to support this effort?
Visit our Giving with NCCF page to see the many giving opportunities we offer.

Each year the Foundation awards over $1 Million in high-impact grants and life-changing scholarships in our community. 

See a list of the most recent grant recipients