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 [...]
Meet scholarship recipient Victoria Guillet of Beacon Falls. She will attend Southern Connecticut State University in the Fall, 2019 to study nursing.
Connecticut Community Foundation Awards $900,000 in College Scholarships College will be more affordable for 400 students residing in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills thanks to scholarships [...]
The Persbacker Family Fund Scholarship at Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded college scholarships of $3,500 each to six Bridgewater residents for the 2019-20 academic year.The Persbacker Family Fund [...]
Grantee LiveGirl aims to mentor the next generation of female leadersThe Women's Giving Circle at Connecticut Community Foundation—65 women of all ages eager to make an impact for [...]
When the call came to meet about the needs of Woodbury’s older residents, even the local grocer showed up.The concerns were many. Requests for fuel and food assistance [...]
Silas Bronson Library in Waterbury opened its doors 149 years ago, but rich history aside, it didn’t want to look like a 19th century relic.The library, the largest [...]
The Women's Giving Circle at Connecticut Community Foundation awarded a $7,350 grant to Waterbury Youth Services to support an afterschool club for 14 high school girls based on the [...]