Category: Philanthropy

CRC: Rivers healthier thanks to more than 20 projects completed this year along Connecticut River

Hartford, CT — This year, the Connecticut River Conservancy (CRC) has completed more than 20 river restoration projects across the 4-state Connecticut River watershed (NH, VT, MA & CT). These projects will restore natural river flow, improve wildlife habitat, and protect clean water. They also boosted local economies and local businesses like plant nurseries, tree…

Annual Appeal Underway for ElderHouse

Norwalk, CT – The annual appeal is underway for ElderHouse, an award-winning nonprofit organization that serves aging seniors and their caregivers by offering an adult day care center and a family living program. For over 40 years ElderHouse has provided a caring place for the day for Fairfield County seniors. Their adult day program offers…

328 Area Nonprofits Receive More than $4.2 Million in Competitive Grants from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation

Grants focus on programs aimed at closing the opportunity gap and reducing disparities in income, education, employment, housing and health Norwalk, CT – Fairfield County’s Community Foundation announced that it has awarded more than $4.2 million in competitive grants to 328 nonprofit agencies from June 1, 2020 to July 31, 2021. These grants were awarded…

FCCF 9th Annual Giving Day Registration Opens

NORWALK, CT – Registration is now open for nonprofits to participate in Fairfield County’s Giving Day 2022 — the 9th-annual fundraising day that connects local organizations with community members who are looking to make a difference. The 24-hour online fundraising drive — powered by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation and generously supported by champion sponsor Bank…

Greenwich Communities Thank Their “Outstanding Community Partners”

Greenwich Communities celebrated “Outstanding Community Partners” who supported residences during the pandemic creating resilience and renewed spirit with the community. Greenwich Communities Board Chairman Sam Romeo set the tone of the ceremony held at Adams Garden on Saturday, October 2. “Partnerships with the community are vital. The Greenwich Communities tagline is ‘our ‘Neighborhood Partnerships’ because…

Pacific House 20th Annual Celebration To Honor Community Partners

Including: Sam Cingari, The Cingari Family, Grade A – ShopRite; Community Health Center, Inc.; First Congregational Church of Greenwich; New Covenant Center / Catholic Charities of Fairfield County; and Robert Morris, Founder and Managing Partner, Olympus Partners. STAMFORD, CT – When Pacific House hosts its 20th Annual Celebration on Thursday, October 21, it will honor…

LiveGirl Partners with United State of Women and  Mill River Park Collaborative to Celebrate International Day of the Girl

Stamford, CT – Nonprofits LiveGirl, the United State of Women (USOW), and the Mill River Park Collaborative are joining forces to celebrate the International Day of the Girl on Saturday, October 9th. The event, under the theme, “My Voice, Our Equal Future,” will provide plenty of inspirational opportunities to experience firsthand what adolescent girls see…