Does Your Organization Need Help With:

  • Leadership Development?
  • Executive Transition?
  • Strategic Planning?
  • Revenue Development?
  • Accessing Legal Services?
  • More?

Community Foundations throughout Connecticut connect nonprofit organization with resources they need to grow and thrive. Many of these community foundations have extensive nonprofit support programs, as well as free workshops, technical assistance grants, and much more.

CT Main Street Center encourages local community organizations to get to know your Community Foundation! Click here for a complete list of Community Foundations in Connecticut, and the specific towns they serve.

This month we profile the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut.

With a service area of 42 towns, the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut is geographically the largest in the state. For 33 years the Community Foundation has awarded more than $38 million to local nonprofit agencies and student scholarship recipients. Charitable individuals, families and organizations have given more than $77 million and set up 457 individual funds. The Foundation’s assets stand over the $67 million mark.

CFEC’s website features and Nonprofit Resources page, where you can find important information and expertise, both national and local. CFEC provides consultation and encouragement to non-profits, technical assistance, help in structuring a grant proposal, suggestions for collaborative approaches to an issue, convening and facilitation services, links to other funders, and more.