Stories of Grant Impact

The following stories illustrate how the actions of a few, philanthropically-minded individuals have transformed the lives of many in our community. 

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In Response to COVID-19, Changes to Our Needs and Opportunities (N&O) Grant Process

Apr 28, 2020
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, VCF has changed the priorities of our Needs and Opportunities grant process and will give priority to requests that are directly related to program and/or staffing modifications that have been made in response to the crisis. Read More »

Community Investment: 2018 Grant Impact

Dec 12, 2019
Nonprofits report outcomes after receiving a grant from VCF. Read More »

The Valley Community Foundation Awards Grant Funds to Support Local Programs

Jun 12, 2019
VCF announces more than $17,000 in community grants to eight local community grants. Read More »

Community Investment: 2018 Grant Impact

Jun 05, 2019
2018 Responsive Grant recipients are announced. Read More »

Laying the Foundation for Community Impact

Oct 25, 2017
Griffin Hospital and VCF looks back over the last year at the impact of the 2016 Valley Community Index. Read More »

Ansonia Public Library's Mosaic Makeover

Jun 04, 2016
Restoration to the mosaic tile floor preserves a beautiful piece of history Read More »

Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven Recieves 2014 Responsive Grant

Jan 01, 2016
Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven receives a grant from the VCF and TCF to provide b asic literacy and English courses for non-English speakers. Read More »

Boy Scouts Housatonic Council & Troop 3 Derby

Sep 16, 2015
supported by VCF in their efforts to groom young men in the Lower Naugatuck Valley to be civic-minded leaders tomorrow Read More »

Youth 2 Youth Peer Advocates Attend National Conference

Sep 01, 2015
VCF helps send Youth 2 Youth Peer Advocates from Shelton attended the National Youth 2 Youth Drug Free Conference. Read More »


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