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Non-Endowed Funds
Donate 2021 Give a Brighter Future: Community Leadership Fund
Each year, the Community Foundation asks individuals and families within our Northwest Corner to partner with the us to support arts and culture, healthcare, education, human services, animal care, and land conservation. The collective charitable gifts provided through the Annual Appeal are vital to support the work of the Community Foundation.
Endowed Field-of-Interest Funds
  Donate Bruce Bell Fund
The Bruce Bell Fund protects wild and scenic resources and promotes their safe and sustainable use by the public. These resources include forests and other wildlife habitat, as well as watersheds, and their attendant animal and fish populations. The geographic focus of the Bruce Bell Fund is the Northwest Corner of Connecticut and the contiguous portion of the Housatonic Valley in Massachusetts.
  Donate Douglas and Janet Roberts Fund
This Field of Interest Fund established through the estate of planning of Douglas E. Roberts, supports the programs of nonprofits working to improve life for the resident of Barkhamsted and educational enrichment for Barkhamsted students.
  Donate Leverett W. Tiffany Fund
The Fund was established in 2020 from a Trust established by Leverett W. Tiffany, general manager of The New England Knitting Company of Winsted in the late 1800s and early 1900s. During WW1 the company dedicated more than 80 percent of its production to manufacturing wool garments for the United States Army, and employed many women while their husbands, fathers and brothers were deployed. The Fund as Tiffany established in the original trust, benefits Winsted women experiencing economic hardship or illness.
Endowed Scholarship Funds
  Donate William and Sally Vaun Scholarship Fund
This fund awards scholarships to Northwest, Conn. students pursuing a degree in medicine, both human and veterinary, and students pursuing environmental studies.
Non-Endowed Donor Advised Fund
  Donate Casimir Kovalaski Fund
Gifts made to this fund honor the life of Casimir (“Cas”) P. Kovalaski of Cromwell, formerly of Torrington,
  Donate Claire and Robert Dombi Fund
This donor-advised fund supports charitable, scientific or educational initiatives in Northwest Connecticut and beyond.
  Donate Stock the Shelves Fund
The Community Foundation is proud to sponsor Stock the Shelves, an initiative started by community business-people and residents who have become friends through their volunteer activities and who want to help address the ongoing food and essential living insecurity in the region.
  Donate Women & Girls Scholarship Fund: Helping Our Heroes
In partnership with Northwestern Connecticut Community College, this fund supports women enrolled in healthcare degree programs at Northwestern Connecticut Community College (NCCC).
Other Funds