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Profile Last Updated: 03/25/2021 Grant Information Last Updated: 02/08/2021 eGrant

Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, Inc.

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Purpose and Activities

The foundation seeks to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of its service area by: 1) identifying community needs and opportunities with a focus on the arts, education, the environment, health and social services; 2) responding to those needs and opportunities with grants to nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations in an informed and responsible way; 3) providing financial assistance for higher education in the form of scholarships; 4) providing donors with a permanent endowment for philanthropic giving; and 5) prudently investing those funds entrusted to it.


Established in 1970 in CT; Incorporated in 1999 in CT under Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, Inc. - The foundation, founded by a small group of citizens with a $15,000 donation, currently serves 20 towns in northwest Connecticut. There are over 279 funds currently under foundation management


Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, Inc.

Community foundation




33 East Main St. Torrington, CT United States 06790

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