Helping Good People Do Great Things – that is your Legacy of Generosity in Middlesex County. Take a brief tour of some of the great things you have made possible in our community. Thank You for your investment through the years.
The Community Foundation idea is a simple one: anyone – or any group – can be a philanthropist; anyone may partner with the Community Foundation to give something back to the community: To Impact Lives To Help Others To Solve a Problem
Like so many of their generation, Rich Tomc’s parents were born to immigrants. They were raised in a close-knit, working class neighborhood. The parish church was the heart of the community, and the families in those neighborhoods recognized the importance of family, hard work, and education.
We love working with donors, and we are honored to work with so many of you who wish to help, give back, and have a positive impact on Middlesex County. The size of the gift doesn’t matter nor does the reason it was given. We believe that everyone is a philanthropist.
Middlesex Habitat for Humanity of Connecticut’s “A Brush with Kindness” program helps preserve local homeownership by partnering with families who are struggling to complete essential repairs to their homes.
A great attitude. A friend to everyone. An infectious smile. An excellent athlete whose passion was wrestling. A mentor and leader to those around him. These are just a few of the things people knew and admired about Colter Abely.
Thanks to our donors, the Community Foundation of Middlesex County reached a new goal in grant awards in 2012.
Carolyn Greenleaf knew that music was magic, that music captured our hearts and fed our souls. Her friends felt that she was magical and unique, and when she passed away in 2008, they established the Carolyn Greenleaf Memorial Fund to honor her dedication to music education and to young people.
The Fund for Women & Girls is marking a MILESTONE! Over ten years ago, a group of committed Middlesex County women came together and said, We CAN make a difference right here, right now. Together they created the Middlesex County Community Foundation Fund for Women & Girls. Together they reached out to their friends, their Read More →
Students Stand United in the “No Bully Zone” NO BULLY ZONE In the fall of 2009 Middletown’s Keigwin School launched “Safe Squad,” a “No Bully Zone” initiative of the Middlesex County Community Foundation’s Council of Business Partners in partnership with Rushford Center.
Marcia Kalayjian epitomizes “Good People Doing Great Things.” With boundless energy, enthusiasm, and charm, Marcia led the Community Foundation for two years as Board Chairman, capping off her chairmanship with the Community Foundation’s 15th anniversary year.
After seven years of dedicated service, Janice Atkeson stepped down from the Board of Directors in December 2012. While on the Board, Janice brought her financial expertise and management experience to the committees she served on and provided important insights as the Community Foundation continued to grow and expand its services.
The Community Foundation’s Board of Directors welcomes two new Directors, Marc Levin of Haddam and Middletown and Anna Wasescha of Middletown.
John Biddiscombe elected Chairman of the CFMC Board of Directors John Biddiscombe set an example of organizational excellence during his tenure as Director of Athletics at Wesleyan University. He is now steering the Community Foundation’s Board of Directors with that same standard.
Celebrating 15 Towns and 15 Years November 20, 2012 More than 325 people joined the Board of Directors and staff of the Community Foundation of Middlesex County on Friday, November 16, 2012 to celebrate 15 years of Helping Good People Do Great Things. Presenting sponsors Essex Savings Bank and Essex Financial Services, represented by Gregory Read More →
November 20, 2012 The Community Foundation of Middlesex County (CFMC) is pleased to announce the recipients of its first Philanthropy Award — Herb and Sherry Clark of Essex. The Clarks are being recognized for their longstanding spirit of giving, their extraordinary commitment to helping others throughout Middlesex County, and their leadership in promoting philanthropy each Read More →
CFMC Meets Rigorous National Standards for Quality and Accountability September 2012 Middletown, Connecticut – Philanthropy – Pure and Simple. It sounds easy, and with the Community Foundation of Middlesex County, it is. Working with the Community Foundation is simple, and allows individuals and businesses to participate in improving life in the community where they live, Read More →
Community Foundation of Middlesex County (CFMC) is all about Living Local and Giving Local. A community foundation is community philanthropy at work. Whether you know it or not, you have probably been touched in some way in your community by a community foundation. Take a few minutes to hear from some of the donors and Read More →