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Carol and George Bauer donate $15M for Norwalk Hospital’s new patient...

The donation was made by longtime supporters and benefactors Carol and George Bauer of Wilton.

HomeServe USA debuts philanthropic foundation

HomeServe CEO John Kitzie said the company was committed to engaging in "socially responsible activities."

Guggenheim Museum rejects future donations from Purdue Pharma’s Sackler family

The Guggenheim's announcement follows action by three London art institutions that rejected Sackler donations.

Mimi Levitt, arts-focused philanthropist, dies at 97

The Levitts' summer residence in Westport inspired them to create the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts in 1974.

Beardsley Zoo receives $1M donation for new Amur tiger enclosure

“The existing tiger habitat was built several decades ago and has been on our wish list to expand and renovate,” zoo Director Gregg Dancho said.

Hospitals increasingly relying on donors to meet costs

“We’re fortunate in that the communities we serve like to be a part of us reaching our goals,” said Greenwich Hospital COO Diane Kelly.

Newman’s Own Foundation launches website highlighting uplifting news stories

Bob Forrester, president and CEO of the Westport-based foundation, said the new site is "aimed at filling a void of coverage about the philanthropic world."

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.

Newman’s Own Foundation reaches $500M mark for charitable grants

To date, the Westport-based foundation has provided grants to more than 7,600 charitable organizations, averaging about $30 million in grants per year.

University of Bridgeport receives $2.3M donation for new Innovation Center

Philanthropists George and Carol Bauer are funding the new four-story, 8,600-square-foot center, which will house the university’s venture programs.

$771K in People’s United awards

The People’s United Community Foundation awarded $187,500 during its second grant cycle of 2017 to nonprofits throughout Fairfield County.

Greenwich Education Group gives back

The eighth annual Secondary School Fair of the Greenwich Education Group was recently held at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center in Old Greenwich.

Broude named to Leake & Watts board

The organization helps 12,000 vulnerable children, adults and families in Westchester and New York City with educational and support services.

Markhoff & Mittman PC spends time with children

The staff at the law office recently volunteered at Lifting Up Westchester’s Brighter Futures Summer Camp for homeless and at-risk children.