Your Community Foundation is a hub for meaningful philanthropy in Eastern Connecticut. We warmly welcome your partnership in achieving greater equity for all so that everyone in our region thrives!

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You can contribute online to any of our charitable funds safely and securely. Your gift is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law and you will receive an acknowledgement electronically for your tax records.

Our online giving page allows you to make a donation to the Community Foundation’s priority funds and/or your own or another specific named fund.

DONATE TO THE COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP FUND

A gift to the Community Leadership Fund helps advance our strategic efforts for early childhood care and education; youth development and empowerment; access to affordable, safe, and inclusive housing; access to high quality and affordable health care; and environmental resilience. It also helps us build cross-sector partnerships to create a more just and sustainable region for future generations.

DONATE TO THE BRIGHTER FUTURES FUND

A gift to the Brighter Futures Fund advances equitable outcomes to improve the lives of children and youth in Eastern Connecticut to create a better future for the next generation. Read more about this Fund.

DONATE TO THE FUND FOR RACIAL JUSTICE

A gift to the Fund for Racial Justice advances racial equity, support racial justice organizing and advocacy and allocates flexible resources to organizations and movements led by people of color in Eastern Connecticut. Read more about this Fund.

DONATE TO THE NEIGHBORS FOR NEIGHBORS FUND

A gift to the Neighbors for Neighbors Fund supports the work of our nonprofits in meeting the basic needs of residents of Eastern Connecticut – especially our most vulnerable populations – by responding to immediate and longer term needs.

DONATE TO THE PRESIDENT'S DISCRETIONARY FUND

A gift to the President’s Discretionary Fund enables the Foundation to step up when leadership is needed and to get behind innovative projects as they arise.

DONATE TO THE WOMEN & GIRLS FUNDS

A gift to our Women & Girls Funds empowers women and girls wherever you choose in Eastern Connecticut and promotes equity, access, and fair treatment for all. With recent decisions by the Supreme Court that have undermined women’s rights, our Women & Girls Funds could use your support now more than ever!

You may wish to give to one of the other funds listed above, or consider creating your own fund or a legacy plan at the Community Foundation.

The Community Foundation makes it easier than ever for you to support the causes you care about.

We welcome all forms of donation payments:

If you have any questions about stock transfers or electronic transfers of funds, please contact Lauren C. Parda, Director of Development at lauren@cfect.org

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