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March 8, 2014
Fairfield County Giving Day raises $745,000 for our local nonprofits in only 24 hours in the first year of the online giving competition

March 5, 2014
Celebrated poet and activist, Dr. Maya Angelou to speak April 3: Luncheon in Greenwich supports the Fund for Women and Girls

January 29, 2014
The Full Circle of Women and Girls in Fairfield County: New report reviews the major challenges facing females in our communities

December 3, 2013
Foundation awarded $250,000 from Citi Foundation to 'quarterback' new model of community change

November 20, 2013
Hunger Lives Here: New report highlights food insecurity in Fairfield County

September 30, 2013
FCCF receives award from Department of Housing and Urban Development for partnership building

July 23, 2013
Back to Work: Report highlights successes in job training and placement for Fairfield County's long-term unemployed residents

April 29, 2013
Bridgeport's best teachers recognized with $25,000 cash awards

March 29, 2013
Foundation hires two new staff, promotes two existing staff members

March 26, 2013
Deadline extended: Scholarships available for Bridgeport area students

March 11, 2013
Foundation releases new report on nonprofit mergers in Fairfield County

February 15, 2013
Dr. Madeleine K. Albright to speak at Fund for Women and Girls luncheon April 11

February 15, 2013
Scholarships available for Bridgeport area students

January 17, 2013
Tax planning breakfast seminar Feb. 5

December 21, 2012
Newtown tragedy demonstrates the importance
of Fairfield County's nonprofit Sector

November 12, 2012
OpEd: Celebrating Fairfield County's generosity

October, 26, 2012
Foundation adds four to board

October 22, 2012
Foundation awards over $16.6 million in grants and scholarships in Fiscal Year 2012

August 23, 2012
Newman's Own Foundation makess $15,000 grant to train Fairfield County nonprofits

August 18, 2012
Foundation selects firm to research needs of Fairfield County women and girls

July 19, 2012
Foundation awards $3.75 million in grants

June 28, 2012
Fairfield County Community Foundation hires new vice president of development and marketing

May 23, 2012
Fairfield County Community Foundation and One Region Fund support transit oriented development in Norwalk

May 24, 2012
Fairfield County Community Foundation adds five new staff members to support and fuel growth

May 10, 2012
Fairfield County Community Foundation releases report on the state of nonprofit board governance

May 2, 2012
Fund for Women and Girls, Unilever donate centerpieces to help women in need

April 27, 2012
2012 Design Build Showcase features experts in building and remodeling: Proceeds benefit Foundation

April 19, 2012
Bridgeport educators recognized for teaching excellence: Central High School and Cesar Batalla School teachers receive Theodore and Margaret Beard Excellence in Teaching Award

April 13, 2012
Purdue Pharma makes $10,000 donation to strengthen nonprofits through Foundation's Center for Nonprofit Excellence

February 24, 2012
Local philanthropists Joan Warburg and Anne Leonhardt to be honored at the Fund for Women and Girls luncheon on April 4

February 16, 2012
Scholarships available for greater Bridgeport area students

August 25, 2011
Joseph R. Baker hired as Vice President of Finance and Administration

August 23, 2011
Fairfield County Community Foundation short film wins third international award

July 5, 2011
Fairfield County Community Foundation names new President & CEO

June 8, 2011
Over $500,000 raised at 12th annual luncheon for the Foundation's Fund for Women and Girls

April 26, 2011
Amy Downer of Stamford elected to FCCF Board
and will co-chair Fund for Women and Girls

April 25, 2011
Bridgeport educators recognized for teaching excellence with Theodore and Margaret Beard Award

April 22, 2011
Center for Nonprofit Excellence and
Greater Danbury Nonprofit Resource Center Unite

April 19, 2011
Fund for Women and Girls donates luncheon centerpieces to Greenwich food pantry

April 14, 2011
Fairfield County Community Foundation wins Wilmer Shields Rich Award for report on CT education crisis

April 4, 2011
Scholarships available to college students
from Greater Bridgeport area towns

March 25, 2011
Local philanthropist women plan April 7 luncheon
for the Fund for Women and Girls

March 2, 2011
Soledad O'Brien to serve as keynote speaker at the
April 7 luncheon for the Fund for Women and Girls

Feb. 14, 2011
Susan Ross to step down as President and CEO

Feb. 7, 2011
JP Morgan Chase supports FCCF's Center for Nonprofit Excellence with $12,500 grant

Jan. 18, 2011
Scholarships available for high school seniors
in the Greater Bridgeport area

Jan. 21, 2011
Bank of America awards $50,000 to Family Economic Security Program at Norwalk Community College

Dec. 30,2010
Nonprofit workshop focuses on social media tools

Dec. 30, 2010
Year End Giving Nearly Doubles in 2010

Oct. 12, 2010
Foundation awards record $11.5 million in grants

April 21, 2010
New report highlights steps to improve public education

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