giving stories

The Valley Community Foundation helps inform, inspire, and engage people like you to take a leadership role in improving the quality of life in the community. 

Here are some great examples of people who have partnered with us by establishing funds to achieve their charitable giving goals.

Featured Designated Fund Story 

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Gerry Hellmann Eckhardt Fund for the Woodbridge Town Library

Dec 06, 2016
Est. 2016 by Gerry Hellmann Eckhardt Read More »

Featured Donor Advised Fund Story 

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Carl and Patricia Miller Fund

Feb 07, 2017
Est. 2017 by W. Kurt Miller and Carl John Miller IV. Read More »

Featured POE Fund Story 

(Permanent Organization Endowment)


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Seymour-Oxford Nursery and Child Care Association, Inc. (SONCCA) Fund

Feb 24, 2014
Est. 2014 a permanent organization endowment fund. Read More »

Featured Preference Fund Story 

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Shelton Congregational Church Endowment Fund

Jun 04, 2012
Est. 2012 as a preference fund to continue the legacy of service of the Shelton Congregational Church. Read More »

Featured Scholarship Fund Story 

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John 'AL' Tiamo Scholarship Fund

Dec 28, 2016
Est. 2016 as a designated scholarship fund for the benefits of students from Derby High School Read More »

Featured Unrestricted Fund Story 

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Raymond Mackowski Fund

Dec 15, 2016
Est. 2016 by the estate of Raymond Mackowski Read More »


253-A Elizabeth Street
Derby, Connecticut 06418


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