Designated Fund Stories
A Designated Fund allows people to support the good work of a specific nonprofit organization, in perpetuity. It provides the organization not just funding, but planned giving and investment management services and the power of endowment as well.
Established in 2018 by The First Taxing District of the City of Norwalk.
The Griffin Family Memorial Fund began as a way for one family to cope with grief and is fast becoming a force for positive change in the community.
Est. 2016 by Gerry Hellmann Eckhardt
Est. 2016 by John J. Walsh
Established by the Cecarelli Family of Derby to support the purchase of books for the Derby Public library
Colonel Lloyd Witmer and his team helped City officials establish Shelton as a landmark - a user-friendly area for businesses
Est. 2014 by Francesca and Gary Scarpa as a designated fund for the benefit of Center Stage Theatre.
Est. 2013 as a designated fund to benefit organizations representing Frank and Helene's charitable interests.
Est. 2013 as a designated fund by Board of Directors of the Plumb Memorial Library.
A family's loss inspires a fund with a message for Oxford teens.
Est. 2011 as a designated fund by Judy C. and Francis H. Michaud Jr.
An Endowment Fund provides TEAM long term sustainability
Est. 2008 as a designated fund by Donald Smith to support the Boys and Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley, Inc., Seymour-Oxford Rotary Club, Trinity Episcopal Church and the Trinity Cemetery Association, Inc.
Est. 2007 as a designated fund by members of Women in Network group.
Est. 2006 as a designated fund by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 597.
Est. 2005 as a designated fund by the Board of Directors of the Housatonic Council, Boy Scouts of America.
Est. 2005 as a designated fund by the Board of Directors of Planetree, Inc.
Est. 2005 as a designated fund by Kenneth Schaible.
Est. 2004 as a designated fund by James E. Ryan to support the Church of the Assumption located in Ansonia, CT.
Est. 2004 by the David Cohen Family of Derby to support the purchase of books for the Derby Public Library