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  • SOS Trees

    We sit under them for shade. We glory in their beauty throughout the New England seasons. But have you ever considered all the various ways our tree canopy aids our community? SOS Trees (“Save Our Shade”) is a group of Old Saybrook residents committed to raising awareness about the importance of the tree canopy and Read More →

  • Clinton Compassion Fund

    Physical and mental health issues affect so many in our communities – directly or indirectly. The COVID-19 pandemic raised a great deal of awareness about the benefits of our overall well-being and the important part mental wellness plays in our lives and our community. One local Clinton resident, Dylan Walter, decided to take steps to Read More →

  • River Valley Fund for Families

    Helping Our Local Families and Communities Thrive A local group of caring people, dedicated to helping others, has established the River Valley Fund for Families (RVFF) at the Community Foundation of Middlesex County, Inc. (CFMC). RVFF volunteers are well known locally for their caring and generous ways. They have worked tirelessly to raise funds to Read More →

  • Sally and Sal D’Aquila Salix Fund

    In celebration of Arbor Day 2023, we are honored to launch the Sally and Sal D’Aquila “Salix Fund.” The Fund is dedicated to finding as many ways as possible to plant earth and pollinator friendly trees, shrubs, and pollinator gardens. “Salix” you ask? What’s that? Salix (Willows) are deciduous trees and shrubs compromising around 350 Read More →

  • Chester Leadership Fund

    Community is the cornerstone of what makes all the towns in Middlesex County great places to live, work, and play! A group of residents of Chester are committed to ensuring that the community is able to respond to issues, needs, and services that have the greatest impact for the benefit of their neighbors. Together, working Read More →

  • Mary Janvrin and Natalie Janvrin Wiggins Fund for Birds, Other Animals, and Nature

    The Community Foundation of Middlesex County (CFMC) received an early 20th anniversary gift in 2017 with news that the nonprofit organization will be the recipient of an $8 million bequest from the trust of the late Mary Janvrin. Ms. Janvrin and her pre-deceased sister Natalie Janvrin Wiggins lived quiet lives in Old Lyme. They shared Read More →

  • Education Fund

    Reading. Writing. Arithmetic. The three “R”s – and of course, add a little history, some science and a splash of art. Now you have a basic “education.” Yet an education can be so much more than that. Education provides knowledge about the world. It can pave the way for a good career, help build character, Read More →

  • St. Luke’s Home Fund

    St. Luke’s Home was founded in 1865 as a nonprofit organization committed to serving the various needs of seniors and veterans in Middlesex County. Facing ongoing changes in state and federal funding streams, the St. Luke’s Board of Trustees voted to dissolve the organization and continue to be faithful to its 150-year mission by establishing Read More →

  • Tooth Fairy Fund

    At the Community Foundation of Middlesex County we say each and every day that “we only know Good People Doing Great Things.” It’s so true and we never take our friends and neighbors or the great things they do for granted – and we know that you don’t either. Allow us to introduce to you Read More →

  • Hanna & Gerhard Krauland Youth Enhancement Fund

    You often hear us say at the Community Foundation of Middlesex County, “We only know good people who do great things.” It’s true! Meet a couple who are passionate about providing our young people with opportunities to grow and thrive, and in making certain our youth have some of the same advantages they did. Hanna Read More →

  • Elizabeth Swaim Arts Enrichment Fund

    The Elizabeth Swaim Arts Enrichment Fund supports Middletown Public School arts enrichment programs for K through 12 students. Grants support the Elizabeth Swaim After School Strings Program, the Middletown Public Schools Cultural Council programming, and field trips, attendance at performances, and bringing artists/performers to the Middletown schools.

  • The Arts Fund

    Celebrating All Things ARTS Established in 1999, long-time Arts supporter, Derry D’Oench, established this fund to support the Arts countywide. The Arts Fund enriches the quality of life in Middlesex County by supporting programs and organizations offering participatory and audience-oriented artistic activities.

  • Interfaith Community Circle of Leadership Fund

    Golf is a Game of Faith… (and a little bit of practice, of course)… on so many levels If you’re a golfer, you know that it takes faith that your next round will be good – even great. If you’re not a golfer, you probably know a golfer and understand that at the heart of Read More →

  • Ann and George Petry Fund

    Liz Petry has many descriptors – Middlesex County resident, attorney, journalist, author, and community volunteer … early CFMC Board member and founding member of CFMC’s Sari A. Rosenbaum Fund for Women & Girls. Most importantly, though, Liz is a person who embraces her family history and appreciates the love her parents had for the arts. Read More →

  • Animals: Respect and Friendship Fund

    A new Fund has been established at the Community Foundation. The news was greeted by woofs, chirps, peeps, clucks, meows, gobbles, (and more)! In 2008, a family of animal lovers established ARF, Animals: Respect Friendship, an endowed, community based Fund dedicated to helping animals and their human friends in Middlesex County. This family believes that Read More →

  • At-Risk Boys & Young Men Fund

    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 The Community Foundation of Middlesex County puts hearts into action and money to Read More →