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

The Joseph and Pauline Warichar Memorial Scholarship Fund

This Fund was established by Donald and Joseph Warichar to honor their parents and currently supports a scholarship to a student from Derby High School. Upon additional gifts, the Fund will support numerous organizations. 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 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 »

Valley Nonprofits Raise More Than A Quarter Million During The Great Give® 2017

May 26, 2017
Valley nonprofits raise nearly $300,000 including matching funds and prizes during The Great Give® 2017. Read More »

Annual Reception of the Valley Community Foundation

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


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