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. 
Great Give 2017  Thank You
Thank you for giving!
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For the long-term good of the Valley.

For Good, For Ever, For The Valley


Recent reports tell us that disparities exist in education, employment, health and personal well-being across our Valley’s population. Fortunately, our community has a history of coming together to develop strategies for change.

Sharon Closius / President & CEO, Valley Community Foundation

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 »

Donor Spotlight

Guarrera family Fund

“We created our Fund at VCF to help not only St. Vincent de Paul, but also Valley children who are going through difficult times. This is something that we expect our children will continue long after we are gone.” learn more »

Community Investments

Ansonia landmark gets facelift

Ansonia Public Library’s main entrance has a fresh new look, thanks to a Needs and Opportunities grant 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 Philanthropic Leadership Award from The WorkPlace Inc.

Jul 11, 2017
WorkPlace recognized the Valley Community Foundation for its “support of life-long learning, advocacy for programs serving low-income areas and commitment to innovative programming.” Read More »

Valley Community Foundation Awards Nearly $20,000 in Community Grants

Jun 05, 2017
VCF announces more than $18,000 in community grants have been awarded to eight Valley organizations. Read More »

Annual Reception of the Valley Community Foundation

Feb 17, 2017
at Race Brook Country Club on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Read More »

Sponsored Events 2017

Jan 18, 2017
These community events are proudly sponsored by the Valley Community Foundation Read More »


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