The Inner-City Foundation For Charity & Education is a 501(c)(3) non-sectarian foundation that supports organizations providing assistance, including food, clothing, shelter, counseling and education, to at-risk and needy children and adults of Fairfield County, Connecticut.

The Foundation strives to meet these critical needs by identifying and supporting those organizations that have proven, or have the strong potential, to be most effective at serving that population efficiently and well.

The Foundation has awarded $30 million in grants since 1992, including $15.4 million in scholarship aid for inner-city school students, and $6.6 million to social service agencies that provide food, shelter, health services, counseling, and help for those suffering from addiction or domestic violence.

In addition, the Foundation has awarded another $8 million to support programs for students with developmental and intellectual disabilities, recreation and education programs for children, and adult literacy and job-training programs that empower individuals to become self-sufficient.


The Inner-City Foundation for Charity & Education announced their most recent grant awards, awarding 10 grants totaling $106,000 to local Fairfield County programs and organizations.

Grant awardees include organizations and programs providing education and/or social services, including: Children in Placement, Homes with Hope, WorkPlace, Bridgeport Caribe Youth Leaders, Saint Joseph Parenting Center, Urban Impact of Blackrock, Mercy Learning Center, Person-to-Person, Bridgeport Public Education Fund, and Children's Learning Centers of Fairfield County. [ more ]

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