Update: While The Foundation office space is closed to visitors, staff are working during normal business hours Monday through Friday and are available by phone or email. See our staff page for contact information. Questions about charitable giving? Contact our development staff.

Our Call to Community, Renewed

In the wake of growing acts of anti-Asian violence, we join the chorus of voices affirming that racism threatens our community and must be eliminated

Stepping Forward

A commitment to our community to address the impact of COVID and to advance racial equity

The Great Give® 2021 is May 4-5

Registration is open for eligible nonprofits

Help move resources quickly

to our region's nonprofits and the people they serve most impacted by COVID-19

Imagine the possibilities

Let's work together to build a community of opportunity - now and forever

COVID-19 Relief & Recovery

Keeping Our Community Healthy, Safe and Informed

The Foundation office at 70 Audubon is closed to visitors due to COVID-19, but staff is available online for business during normal hours. Please click below for more on The Foundation's response to help our community.

Basic Needs

Donor Briefing: Food, Shelter +

"When people don’t have the necessities of life, poverty becomes quicksand," Broke In America, by Joanne Goldblum and Colleen Shaddox. Watch the recorded panel discussion on the poverty crisis exacerbated by COVID-19.

Opportunity and Equity

The Partnership Loan Program

Relief and recovery resources for minority- and women-owned businesses in Greater New Haven.


Measuring the unequal impact of COVID-19 and proposals for equitable solutions

Essential Equity: Women, COVID-19 and Rebuilding CT documents the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on women and girls - particularly on women and girls of color.