Last week, we all witnessed unprecedented and inexcusable acts of anti-democratic violence targeting pillars of American democracy, including universal voting rights, the peaceful transition of power, and the ability [...]
Applications are now open for students residing in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills to apply for college scholarships from Connecticut Community Foundation for the 2021-22 academic year. New, [...]
Connecticut Community Foundation and the United Way of Greater Waterbury Receive Support for COVID-19 Relief Work Assisting Systematically Under-Resourced BIPOC Communities.
The recently-launched Momentum Fund is exemplifying a model of philanthropy that unapologetically centers racial equity and explicitly prioritizes the needs of Black, Indigenous and People of [...]
Waterbury Leaders Build Community and Make Change: Expanding horizons to support leaders and change agents at the grassroots level.
Progress within a community often depends not on big institutions with one-size-fits-all solutions, but on local leaders who are responsive to residents and who can mobilize [...]
Philanthropy’s Future Today: Expanding Horizons to inspire young people to become impactful philanthropists in their community.
Among the many myths about the Millennial generation is that they are less engaged than their Baby Boomer and Generation X predecessors. In the world of [...]
In 1988, one Massachusetts student’s courage to confide in his teacher set in motion a chain of events that is bringing change and opportunity for LGBTQ [...]
A Metamorphosis in Education: Expanding Horizons to bring innovations in education that foster creativity and help kids thrive.
For more than twenty years, students have found inspiration and opened their minds to new possibilities through literary, performing, visual and culinary arts programs offered by [...]
The Women's Giving Circle is thrilled to introduce it's new Chair, Karen Powell. Karen is a Founder, owner and CEO of a franchise decorating [...]
Women’s Giving Circle at Connecticut Community Foundation Awards $32,500 in Grants to Help Women and Girls Thrive.
WATERBURY— The Women's Giving Circle at Connecticut Community Foundation—which includes 62 women who are motivated to make an impact for women and girls in Greater Waterbury [...]
The Persbacker Family Fund at Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded college scholarships of $3,500 each to six Bridgewater residents for the 2020-21 academic year. The Persbacker [...]