The Community Foundation is excited to introduce the Connecticut Collective for Women and Girls (CCWG), a new statewide network of organizations committed to women and girls — connecting groups and people to build relationships, collaborate for increased impact, share with and learn from others, and put our collective power to work on state-level challenges.

To learn more about this new resource and how you can get involved, visit the Connecticut Collective for Women and Girls

Connecticut Collective for Women & Girls

Guiding Values/Principles:

  • Gender equity
  • Racial justice
  • LGBTQIA rights
  • Civil rights
  • Disability rights
  • Ending and preventing violence
  • Economic justice
  • Reproductive rights
  • Immigrants’ rights

Join the Collective to:

  • Build relationships with organizational leaders across the state
  • Collaborate with women and girls serving organizations to increase capacity and impact
  • Amplify your organization’s work to a statewide network
  • Share your expertise and learn from others
  • Maximize shared goals for women and girls with prioritized statewide actions

As a participant organization in the Collective you and your organization drive the vision, agenda and priorities. The Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF) coordinates the Collective.

Participant organizations engage in: quarterly gatherings throughout the state including networking events, trainings and professional development, policy briefings, and other statewide actions as determined by the Collective.

Participant organizations gain access to:
shared resources and expertise, directory of participating organizations, opportunities to share data and research, and join in all events, committee meetings and Collective decision-making.

To join the Collective now: Email to learn more or take the first step to join the Connecticut Collective for Women and Girls.

The Collective is possible due to the generous support of: Aurora Foundation for Women and Girls, Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Connecticut Community Foundation, Eastern Connecticut Community Foundation, Fairfield County's Community Foundation, Main Street Community Foundation.