Community Foundation of Middlesex County


Community Foundation of Middlesex County



All Things Killingworth

The Killingworth Foundation Continues Building on Ten Years of Impact as the Killingworth Community Fund at the Community Foundation of Middlesex County The Killingworth Foundation (TKF) and the Community Foundation of Middlesex County (CFMC) are pleased to announce a partnership with the creation of the Killingworth Community Fund, a Geographic Affiliate Fund, at CFMC. For Read More →


“Super Cool Scientists”

It’s not just lab coats and microscopes! ‘Science is cool’  was the message behind an event hosted by the Sari A. Rosenbaum Fund for Women and Girls. The guest speaker and local author, Sara MacSorley, discussed why she chose to author a book about “Super Cool Scientists” and how she teamed up with local illustrator Read More →


Open House and Ribbon Cutting Photo Gallery

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! We had an incredible turnout for our Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on May 24, 2017. There are so many to thank for coming out to share this very special event with the Community Foundation. We must offer our deepest gratitude to the Tomc family for their generous Read More →


Save the Date to Celebrate!

You’re Invited! Save the date for the Community Foundation of Middlesex County’s 20th Anniversary party! Join us for an evening filled with Good People Doing Great Things! Get a jump on the rush and reserve your seats below! Generously sponsored by Whelen Engineering, Peach Pit Foundation, The Clark Group, Essex Savings Bank, Essex Financial, Guilford Read More →


Open House and Ribbon Cutting

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! We had an incredible turnout for our Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on May 24, 2017. There are so many to thank for coming out to share this very special event with the Community Foundation. We must offer our deepest gratitude to the Tomc family for their generous Read More →


A Round of Applause for Volunteers!

VOLUNTEERS ROCK! Volunteers are amazing, wonderful, creative and awesome!  Truly the life blood of our Community Foundation… and all our nonprofit organizations. To CFMC’s amazing, wonderful, creative and awesome volunteers everyday, but particularly for National Volunteer Week, THANK YOU! YOU’RE our Rock Stars! You truly are Good People Doing Great Things! We are fortunate to have a Read More →


Sailing Into A Second Season

Sailing Into A Second Season For twenty years, the Community Foundation of Middlesex County has been defined by its grassroots approach to philanthropy, leadership, and legacy. We help connect valued donors with local nonprofits to address community needs and improve the quality of life for all. We do this by funding nonprofit programs and services, Read More →


CFMC’s Move

The move is complete and CFMC is settling in at 49 Main Street in Middletown. We are incredibly grateful to the Tomc family for this gift to the community, and the crew of Brown & Wimler for their incredible renovations. We would also like to thank all of the outstanding volunteers who helped make the move Read More →


McHale, Carl Join CFMC

CFMC welcomes two new staff members The Community Foundation of Middlesex County is pleased to announce the addition of two new team members. Paula McHale has been named the new Director of Finance. Paula brings more than thirty years of experience, mostly in the corporate field, to the position.  Paula states “I was looking for Read More →


CFMC Honored at Middlesex United Way Annual Meeting

CFMC receives Tocqueville Award The Community Foundation of Middlesex County was honored and humbled to receive a special recognition on behalf of the community in January. During its annual meeting honoring key supporters, Middlesex United Way named CFMC the 2016 Tocqueville Society Philanthropy Award recipient. The honor is given to organizations or individuals who inspire Read More →


CFMC Welcomes McMillian, Moore to 2017 Board of Directors

Make new friends, but keep the old… you know the song. Here at Community Foundation, that’s what’s happening on our board! Andre McMillian was elected to his first term on the CFMC Board at its December meeting. Andre is the Director of Domestic and Aftermarket Business Development at Pratt & Whitney. He has a host of Read More →


The Season to Celebrate Community Giving

At the Community Foundation of Middlesex County, we know that everyone is a philanthropist – we see it every day in its most pure and simple form in each and every town throughout the county. We also know that philanthropy is easy – all it takes is connecting you and your unique passion to the Read More →


Creating a Community of Upstanders at the 2016 Rally

Did you know that one out of five students between the age of 13 and 18 reports being bullied during the school year? And that students who are bullied are more likely to experience low self-esteem and isolation, and suffer from depression, suicidal thoughts, and anxiety? Bullying has destructive consequences on our young people. We Read More →


Camperships for CFMC

Hello, Summer — Camp Is In Session

It’s summer!! Camp is now in session, and all along the shoreline, children are trying different things, making new friends, staying healthy, gaining independence, and most of all, just having fun. A great camp experience can have a positive and life-long impact on those who participate. We are fortunate to have so many diverse and Read More →


Celebrating a Mother’s Passion for Helping

As the Community Foundation of Middlesex County (CFMC) approaches its 20th anniversary, we have been busy revisiting the history of our grassroots founding and all the good work it continues to do today, thanks to those who had the vision and passion for collectively giving back to their community. This month, as we honor our Read More →


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Living Local, Giving Local with Passion and Partnership   

At the Community Foundation of Middlesex County, we are privileged to know and work with so many local residents who are committed to making a difference and improving the quality of life for all in each and every one of our towns.  We celebrate people like Old Saybrook resident Sally D’Aquila, whose passion for and dedication Read More →


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The Power of Women Builds Better Communities

March is Women’s History Month, and it’s just amazing what women can do! They inspire and lead; they mentor and protect; and when they join forces and set a goal, there are no limits to what they can accomplish. At the Community Foundation of Middlesex County, we’ve witnessed firsthand the power of women. Fifteen years Read More →


CFMC — A Year in Review

Year end at the Community Foundation of Middlesex County is always a very busy time. This year, our 18th, is no different as we review the results from our 2015 partnerships and announce the programs and services that will receive funding in 2016. It’s a time to be grateful for not only our generous friends Read More →


Making Every Community A Bully-Free Community

Did you know that one out of seven school-age children is either a bully or a victim of bullying? And that an estimated 160,000 children miss school every day for fear of intimidation or attack? Bullies are everywhere, on the playground, in the classroom, at the workplace and, more and more often, online.  In 2009, Read More →


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New Adventures To Be Had at Local Summer Camps

Oh the joys of summer and being a kid!  For most children the last day of school signals the beginning of new adventures.  Many head off to camp to explore the great outdoors, discover the arts, and just have lots of fun.  A great camp experience can boost self-confidence, enhance emotional development, and teach valuable Read More →


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