Fairfield County’s Community Foundation awards grants to nonprofits

Through grantmaking, training and convening, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation supports nonprofits year-round, including on Giving Day held in March.

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation has announced the details of their current grantmaking cycle. Grants totaling $1,887,950 were awarded to 83 nonprofit organizations who align with the Community Foundation’s result areas and their mission to foster a vital and inclusive community where every individual has the opportunity to thrive. “It is a privilege and honor for Fairfield County’s Community Foundation to … read more

Curtain Call: Theaters keep on giving — how about you?

Giving Day is coming. On March 1, Giving Day, “powered by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation,” will mark its fifth year for the marathon fund-raising event. All you have to do is contribute $10 or more to your favorite non-profit at FCGives.org. Hoping to upgrade its sound system, the Ridgefield Theater Barn is one of the non-profits hoping to benefit from … read more

County foundation donates $15,000 to Playhouse

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation is making sure that more underserved children have the opportunity to attend educational and culturally enriching live theatrical performances by increasing its support of the Ridgefield Playhouse’s “Arts for Everyone” program for its 2017-18 season. The foundation presented the Playhouse with a $15,000 grant from the Barbara Benton Davis Fund to benefit ticket-outreach programs at the … read more

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