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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The First Taxing District and the Mulvoy-Tarlov-Aquino VFW Post 603 Cannon Preservation Fund

May 13, 2019
Established in 2018 by The First Taxing District of the City of Norwalk. Read More »

Featured Donor Advised Fund Story 

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Featured POE Fund Story 

(Permanent Organization Endowment)


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Plumb Memorial Tri-Centennial Fund

Jul 14, 2017
Est. 2016 as a permanent organization endowment fund by the members of the Plumb Memorial Library board of directors to insure an independent source of income for the library. Read More »

Featured Preference Fund Story 

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Henry Shelton Wells and Edith Birdseye Wells Family Fund

May 22, 2018
Est. 2017 by Thomas and Royal Wells on behalf of their other siblings. Read More »

Featured Scholarship Fund Story 

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Rosa Dell’Oso Memorial Scholarship

Jun 17, 2019
Est. 2019 by family and friends. 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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