what WE do

Local people giving together to make a difference in our community since 1977.

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We began a new tradition of presenting handprint crafts with grant checks to symbolically connect young, charitable New Canaan residents with our grant recipients.

Announcing the I ♥ New Canaan photo contest!  Winning photos will be published in the NC Advertiser and winners recommend a donation to their favorite charity.  More details»

What's Happening

September 8, 2014

Be a Young Philanthropist! 

Our unique educational program teaches high school students from New Canaan about the important role of non-profits in our community and their reliance on private funds to sustain their missions.  Applications are due by September 8th.

Our Stories

Read real stories about how we touch people's lives.