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 [...]
Part 1: Our Strategic Direction: Equity as the North Star Professor Kathy Taylor, chair of the board of Connecticut Community Foundation, comes at the issue of racial disparities from [...]
Calvin Dunbar Jr. doesn’t sugarcoat the life he lived as a younger man. It’s one of the most powerful motivations for the life he leads today, he says, [...]
Twelve years ago, Kevin Zak was brushing his teeth, looking out his window onto the Naugatuck River. The yellow plastic bag caught his eye. It had clung to [...]
Executive Director John Simoncelli accepted the 2019 Trustee Fund Award on behalf of Litchfield-based Greenwoods Counseling Referrals at Connecticut Community Foundation’s annual meeting (right). The 27-year old organization, [...]
Jona Tanguay, pictured here with his mother, received a 2018 scholarship through the Dr. and Mrs. Arthur F. Sullivan Scholarship Fund at Connecticut Community Foundation. He [...]
Scholarship recipient Harpreet Kaur of Waterbury is walking in the footsteps of family members toward a career in medicine. Watch her story.
Scholarship recipient Edgar Yepez of Waterbury eyes a career in accounting. He will attend the University of Connecticut in the Fall 2019. Watch his story. [...]
Scholarship recipient Seth Newman of Prospect, Connecticut will attend Springfield College in the Fall 2019. Watch what sparked his interest in physical therapy.
$1.41 Million in New Grants Include Funds to Combat Hunger, Child Sex Trafficking, Substance Abuse and Chronic Disease
In May and June, Connecticut Community Foundation awarded $1.4 million in grants to dozens of nonprofit organizations serving residents of Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills. The [...]