Our foundation is a trusted philanthropic leader because of our in-depth knowledge of area needs, nearly 40 years of experience and longstanding relationships with nonprofit and civic leaders.

Increase Your Charitable Impact

Many area donors who have established their own private foundations have chosen to affiliate with our foundation as a way to increase their charitable impact in the community, take advantage of our philanthropic expertise and services, and/or reduce some of the customary burdens and expenses that can come with running a private foundation (other donors who were initially considering private foundations have approached us about exploring Alternatives to Private Foundations

We have a reputation for being the hub for meaningful philanthropy covering 42 communities in Eastern Connecticut.

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Keep Your Name & Purpose

There are three ways that private foundations work with our foundation to improve Eastern Connecticut – all while maintaining their foundation’s original name and charitable purpose, and as much direct involvement as their directors wish.