Fund Catalog

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  • Arthur and Edythe Director Family Rushford Fund

    The Directors are legendary for their giving, known for their commitment to the community and especially to the youth in our community – the future civic and business leaders of Middlesex County. Their philanthropy – their gifts of time, talent, and money – exemplify their pledge to support programs and services designed to prepare young Read More →

  • Newberg Family Fund

    In Appreciation of Volunteers Volunteers do so much for so many and are the life blood of Middlesex County’s nonprofit and service organizations. The extraordinary commitment they display toward various causes and programs is inspiring and their enthusiasm for helping others spreads throughout our region as they share their time and talent. The NEWBERG FAMILY Read More →

  • Weitzman-Vance Community Health Center Fund

    Recognizing the value of supporting the Community Foundation and growing its endowment for the future benefit of the individuals it serves, the Fund was established in 2003 and named for two exceptional volunteers, David Vance and the late Jerry Weitzman. Agency Endowment Funds are created by the nonprofits themselves to produce a revenue stream for Read More →

  • Gilead Community Services Fund

    Established in 2003, this fund ensures future funding diversity for this behavioral health organization and encourages staff and board members to give to this endowed fund to maximize a challenge match donation.   “We plan to continue serving individuals throughout Middlesex County for years to come. We realize the importance of an endowment as one Read More →

  • Oddfellows Playhouse Endowment Fund

    Established in 2006 to help support the Community Foundation and diversify the investment of their small and growing endowment. The proceeds of this Fund provide Oddfellows Playhouse funding to support operations and programming. Agency Endowment Funds are created by the nonprofits themselves to produce a revenue stream for long-term financial health and stability.  

  • Middlesex United Way Agency Fund

    The Community Foundation’s first Agency Endowment Fund was established in 2001 with donor-restricted endowment gifts as an example to all nonprofits. Agency Endowment Funds are created by the nonprofits themselves to produce a revenue stream for long-term financial health and stability.

  • Camp Hazen YMCA Fund

    Established in 2007, Camp Hazen YMCA partnered with the Community Foundation to ensure that its vital programs will be offered long into the future for the benefit of our young people. Agency Endowment Funds are created by the nonprofits themselves to produce a revenue stream for long-term financial health and stability.

  • Neighbor Helping Neighbor Fund

    When Disaster Strikes, A Community Comes Together When disaster strikes, you’re always there to help. You, our friends and neighbors, have come to the aid of individuals and businesses to lend a helping hand through the Community Foundation of Middlesex County. When the Connecticut River Museum suffered severe damage during a fire, you came to Read More →

  • Ellsworth and Virginia Grant Fund

    He has been a manufacturer, mayor of West Hartford, educational film producer, and president of the Connecticut Historical Society. She was a member of the Founders of Hartford, the Colonial Dames of America, volunteered in Hartford Hospital’s emergency room, and was active in many organizations and projects including Riverfront Recapture. It is no surprise that Read More →

  • Karen A. Nelson Memorial Fund

    A Lasting Memory for a Wonderful Friend, Teacher and Mentor Karen was a gifted pianist and dedicated and inspiring teacher and was tragically killed in an automobile accident in 2009. Her expertise in performance, teaching and adjudicating were well established throughout Connecticut and beyond. Karen held degrees in Piano Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Read More →

  • Carolyn Greenleaf Memorial Fund

    FRIENDS INSPIRED TO PAY TRIBUTE TO A SPECIAL MUSICIAN THROUGH THE CAROLYN GREENLEAF MEMORIAL FUND Carolyn Greenleaf was a resident of Essex who was passionate about music and who worked tirelessly to promote music education in her community. Sadly, Carolyn passed away at an early age in 2004. Her friends and family wished to honor her Read More →

  • Sister Cities Essex Haiti

    The Community Foundation acted as SCEH’s fiduciary agent while the organization applied for tax exempt nonprofit status. In 2013 SCEH obtained its nonprofit status. Contributions to the organization may now be made on its website, Sister Cities Essex Haiti (SCEH) was created in the Spring of 2010 by a group of dedicated residents in the Read More →

  • Marjorie Rosenbaum Fund

    Community and education were driving forces in Marjorie Rosenbaum’s life. A lifelong resident of Middletown and one of the original graduates of Wesleyan University’s Graduate Liberal Studies Program, Marjorie thrived in a community in which music, theater, literature, and education were prevalent. Marjorie worked with others in the community to establish and nurture programs that would Read More →

  • Nicholas Ramcke Fund

    Creating a Legacy through a Lens Nicholas Wallace Ramcke had a true photographer’s eye – an innate sense of the world around him and an ability to translate his view into a photograph. For Nick, photography was more than an art form or a possible profession; photography was Nick’s passion, a way to capture what Read More →

  • Simply Sharing Fund

    A kitchen table and chairs; beds and sheets; pots, pans and dishes – these are basic household goods many of us take for granted. Yet for individuals and families who have been homeless, these basic necessities are, indeed, luxuries. Simply Sharing’s mission is to provide basic furniture and household goods to individuals and families transitioning Read More →