While the impulse of generosity lives in people of all sorts, research proves that gender matters in philanthropy. Women think about giving and act on their charitable values differently than men do.
As women control a rapidly increasing portion of assets and consider what they’d like to accomplish in the community during their lifetimes and beyond, new generations of women are beginning to think about and plan their giving. Connecticut Community Foundation is committed to partnering with women donors to help them make a real and lasting impact in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills. We offer these opportunities for women donors:
Founded in 1993 and endowed through gifts from hundreds of women, our Women’s Fund makes grants to support women and girls throughout our region. We invite you to learn more about Women’s Fund grantees and make a gift to the Women’s Fund.
Women’s Giving Circle
Would you like to be part of a diverse group of community-minded people who want to improve and enrich the lives of women and girls in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills? Join the Women’s Giving Circle at Connecticut Community Foundation.