EIN 06-1083893

Fairfield County's Community Foundation

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The Fairfield county Community Foundation, in partnership with fundholders and donors, promotes smart philanthropy to make our communities healthy, vibrant and supportive to all. We serve as a leader, advisor and catalyst for effective philanthropy, c...
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Program areas at Fairfield County's Community Foundation

Grants - the Community Foundation awarded and made grants to 501(c)(3) organizations to support education and youth development, commuity and economic development, the empowerment of women and girls, immigration support and nonprofit capacity building.
Financial resource development - the Community Foundation educates donors, agencies and the Community to increase local philanthropy to provide a strong base of support for Fairfield county nonprofit organizations now and in the future. In 2019, the Community Foundation organized its 6th Fairfield county giving day, a community-wide day of giving day that raised $1.7 million in giving directly to local charities.
Community leadership - Fairfield County's Community Foundation promotes and supports collaborations, partnerships and initiatives to make an impact for women and girls, older youth (who are not in school or employed) and immigrants.the Community Foundation strengthens Fairfield county nonprofits by providing leadership development workshops, trainings and technical assistance to agencies and their staff & volunteers through the Foundation's center for nonprofit excellence.

Grants made by Fairfield County's Community Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Direct ReliefFor General Support.$1,000,000
Carver Foundation of NorwalkFor General Support.$485,500
Building One CommunityDisaster Relief: Covid-19 Resiliency Fund and General Support$394,000
...and 474 more grants made totalling $19,623,484

Who funds Fairfield County's Community Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$1,354,452
Virginia B Squiers Foundation-TrGeneral Operating$888,000
The John E Donaldson and Dennis J Perkins - FoundationGeneral Support$844,748
...and 44 more grants received totalling $6,321,937

Personnel at Fairfield County's Community Foundation

Cesar AlemanPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Alex QuesadaChief Operating Officer, Operations
Jenny W. HoladayChief Financial Officer
Rebecca CorderoChief Community Impact Officer
Rebecca MandellChief Revenue and Business Development Officer
...and 29 more key personnel

Financials for Fairfield County's Community Foundation

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$18,221,388
Program services$60,436
Investment income and dividends$2,430,712
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$9,529,356
Net income from fundraising events$7,699
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$2,150
Total revenues$30,251,741

Form 990s for Fairfield County's Community Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-02990View PDF
2019-062021-01-21990View PDF
2018-062019-03-15990View PDF
2017-062018-01-19990View PDF
2016-062017-04-17990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

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Berks County Community FoundationReading, PA$9,488,983
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 13 new grant, including a grant for $105,000 from Almira Family Foundation
July 1, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 5 new vendors, including , , , , and
February 19, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
September 24, 2021
Received grants
Identified 16 new grant, including a grant for $888,000 from Virginia B Squiers Foundation-Tr
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsCommunity foundationsCharities
Community improvement
Political advocacyOperates donor advised fundsProvides grantsLobbyingFundraising eventsOperates internationallyState / local levelEndowed supportManagement and technical assistanceProvides scholarshipsGala fundraisersTax deductible donations
General information
40 Richards Ave
Norwalk, CT 06854
Metro area
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT
Fairfield County, CT
Website URL
(203) 750-3200
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IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T31: Community Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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