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Fairfield County’s Giving Day raises record $1.71M for 415 local nonprofits

Curtain Call topped the list of participating nonprofits with $135,515 from 1,045 gifts and prizes.

Mike Rosen: On Fairfield County’s Giving Day, businesses help our community...

he 6th annual Fairfield County’s Giving Day, on Thursday, Feb. 28, offers businesses of all sizes an easy way to make a difference in the lives of people who live and work in the 23 towns and cities that comprise Fairfield County.

Foundation awards Get Out The Vote grants

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF) has awarded 18 grants to civic-minded organizations that are determined to energize and educate the community to vote as the state prepares for Election Day on Nov. 6.

Nonprofit Impact Fairfield County announces $100K grant opportunity

Grants will be awarded to nonprofits for projects or programs that reach underserved populations and highlight unmet needs in the area.

Funding to help get out the vote

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF) is now accepting applications for a new civic engagement grants program designed to fund efforts to increase voter registration and information access for all Fairfield County residents, particularly those who are historically disenfranchised.

Community foundation honors donors

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF) recently hosted its annual donor appreciation luncheon, which included founding donors, Future Society members and many others who are passionate about the organization and its mission.

FCCF donates $25K to Horizons at SHU

The grant is to support development of its year-round STEM (science, technology, English and math) and reading curriculums.

Fairfield’s Giving Day raises $1.4M

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF) announced March 6 that Giving Day 2018, which took place on March 1, raised $1,400,887 from 13,137 donors.

Fairfield County’s Giving Day 2018 Event Raises $1.4M

“When you can raise over $1 million in 24 hours for area nonprofits, it is a very good day," Fairfield County’s Community Foundation President and CEO Juanita James said.

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation readies for March 1 Giving Day

The 24-hour event kicks off at midnight on March 1 and encourages donations of as little as $10 to nonprofits serving the social, economic, educational and cultural needs of the region.

John Mayer sets up scholarships with FCCF

The singer/songwriter established the Richard Mayer Scholarship Fund in honor of his father, Richard, who marked his 90th birthday Oct. 11. 

Impact Fairfield County offering $100,000 grant opportunities

The group anticipates awarding up to two grants of $100,000 each on May 2, 2018.

Baker is new CFO at foundation

Joseph R. Baker joined the foundation in 2011 as vice president of finance and administration. 

Community Foundation promotes Joseph R. Baker to CFO

“Joe is a critical partner for me and our leadership team when we are assessing risk and opportunities while evaluating our community impact initiatives and programs,” said Juanita James, president and CEO of the foundation.

Board members at Fairfield County’s Community Foundation

Liz Lazarus of Greenwich, Preston Tisdale of Trumbull and Johnna Torsone of Stamford have been elected to the board.