Valley Index Report Available
Understand the needs and opportunities of our region as reported in the 2016 Valley Community Index. 
Smart Investment - Conservation 2016
Remediation, reclamation, and redevelopment: the 3Rs of economic expansion in the Valley.
FrancesOsborneKellogg and Derby Rec Camp
Learn how this Derby industrialist is helping Valley youth spend summers on the Housatonic.
River image
For the long-term good of the Valley.
Frey-Hershey Fund
The Freys remember John Hershey and his beloved Valley.
2015 Annual Report
2015 Report to the Community now available.
VCF Board 2016
Together, we achieve more.
Valley Shakespeare Fest 2015
Bringing the Bard of Avon to the Valley.

For Good, For Ever, For The Valley


This Fund allows us to honor both of our parents – Joseph and Pauline Warichar, for building a tradition of reading and learning in our family.

Donald Warichar / The Joseph and Pauline Warichar Memorial Scholarship Fund

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


Nurturing. Healing. Love.Three prophetic words written on a board in a home in Newtown by a lovely six year old boy days before his life tragically ended. 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.

Smart Investment: Local Journalism

Dec 20, 2016
Explore one of the most widely used ways that people are connecting and staying informed in the Valley: hyperlocal online journalism. Read More »

Valley Community Foundation Awards $595,000 in Single- and Multi-year Grants to Valley Nonprofits

Nov 22, 2016
Grants will impact basic needs, youth development, healthcare and performing arts. Read More »

Sponsored Events 2017

Nov 18, 2016
These community events are proudly sponsored by the Valley Community Foundation Read More »


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