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Business collaborative allocates $300K to nonprofits fighting educational disparities

Five $50,000 grants and two $25,000 grants were distributed.

On Feb. 25, ‘everyone can be a philanthropist’

Juanita James, president and CEO of Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, is used to running short on sleep in February, especially on the charity’s biggest...

Six businesses team with Fairfield County’s Community Foundation to address education...

The first funding initiative will support Bridgeport Public Schools teachers.

COVID-19 LATEST: 16 more deaths in CT, including 6-week-old; ‘Desperate’ need...

In other developments today: The state is currently on track to end Fiscal Year 2020 with a General Fund deficit of $170 million; a new statewide organization has been formed to help Connecticut's nonprofits; and according to one model, Connecticut’s hospitals will hit peak resource use on April 16, at which time there will be a shortage of 2,167 hospital beds and a deficit of 499 ICU beds. The same model predicts 1,092 virus-related deaths here through Aug. 4.

Fairfield County’s Giving Day 2020 raises $1.65M

Stamford's theatrical organization Curtain Call continued to attract the highest level of donations.

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.

The challenge is on for Giving Day

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation is spearheading the event on March 9 for the fourth year in a row.

Connecticut business leaders hope for the best from Trump administration

“Is it a cause for hope, concern, or seeing opportunities? Probably all three,” said Joe McGee of The Business Council of Fairfield County.