2017 Fall Newsletter
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Valley Gives Back
Introducing a new community-wide planned giving initiative for the Valley – the Valley Gives Back™.
VCF Annual Report 2016
2016 Annual Report now available. 

For Good, For Ever, For The Valley


The Valley is where our family and friends are, where we made our memories and where we worked and raised our nine children. So many people have commented about how Frank impacted their lives in many different ways. 

Helene Skoronski / Francis “Frank” M. Skoronski Memorial Fund 

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Good to Know

Nonprofit Opportunities

Upcoming Workshops and Events

View the training forums, workshops and other opportunities available to nonprofits serving the Valley. learn more »

Featured Fund 

Elaine N. and William C. Nimons Fund 

As life-long residents, Bill and Elaine Nimons were both raised in Ansonia and raised their family there as well. The Valley, specifically Ansonia, has been good to them in many ways and they wanted to return the favor. learn more »

Smart Investment

Addressing Chronic Absenteeism 

While chronic absenteeism is a challenge for administrators in the Valley, it provides a unique opportunity to work more collaboratively with other school districts and municipalities to uncover the root causes of problems, which may go beyond a student’s willingness or ability to attend class. learn more »

Ways To Give

The Valley Community Foundation offers a variety of ways that you can achieve your charitable goals.

Valley Community Foundation Receives $1.4 Million Bequest

Jan 02, 2018
VCF named the beneficiary for the estate of Raymond P. Mackowski, receiving a bequest totaling more than $1 million of unrestricted funds. Read More »

There's Still Time to Open a Donor Advised Fund

Dec 28, 2017
As you finalize your year-end giving, VCF ready to assist you. Read More »

Nonprofit Planned Giving Workshop With Bryan Clontz

Oct 06, 2017
Join us for the upcoming December planned giving workshop for nonprofits with nationally recognized planned giving expert, Bryan Clontz. Read More »

Professional Advisor Planned Giving Workshop With Bryan Clontz

Oct 05, 2017
Join us for the December 12 planned giving workshop for professional advisors with nationally recognized planned giving expert, Bryan Clontz. Read More »


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