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TOGETHER WE THRIVE

We bring together bright minds, bold leaders
and trusted resources to create lasting change
in Fairfield County, Connecticut.

WHAT WE DO

Make your giving go further.  Our focus is on local impact. As a community foundation we are a leader and a catalyst for change in Fairfield County.

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Our trusted team manages nearly 600 different funds totaling $189 million in assets.

DIVE INTO THE FINANCIALS

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We make connections and investments in local non-profit programs and activities.

LEARN ABOUT OUR FOCUS AREAS

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We have deep knowledge and information we put to work everyday.

EXPLORE OUR 2015 YEAR IN REVIEW REPORT

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“As new parents, we want to give back to the community where we will be raising our children, and show our girls that it’s very important to give. It’s never too early to start to think about giving back.” 

– TICHIANAA & JOSEPH ARMAH, THE ARMAH FAMILY FUND

STORIES OF CHANGE

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Before I joined the Family Economic Security Program, I was a single mother who did not have much support. I had a whole bunch of people who told me I was not going to be able to succeed, and that college wasn’t even an option. In less than two semesters, I will have my bachelor’s degree. Because of you, my dreams are coming true.

– FUND FOR WOMEN & GIRLS GRANTEE

OUR WORK

We create opportunity by engaging residents, sharing community knowledge and
seeking solutions with public, private and nonprofit partners.

Community Leadership

Delivering impact through research-driven grantmaking.

Fund for Women and Girls

Empowering women & girls to move up to family-sustaining employment.

Arts & Culture

Fostering creative innovation through strategic support.

Housing Solutions

Working towards safe, stable and affordable housing.

Center for NonProfit Excellence

Strengthening local nonprofits

Thrive by 25

Providing clear pathways to careers for youths ages 16 to 24.

NEWS & EVENTS

Upcoming events, grantee spotlight, donor interviews and impact statements.

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MAKE AN IMPACT

We listen and partner with you to carry out giving and grantmaking that fits your vision,
unique passion or circumstances. Let’s start a conversation.

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