Community Fund of Darien 2019

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Community Fund of Darien Awards $537,000 to Various Darien and Area Nonprofits

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Thanks to the generous support of local donors, this year the Community Fund of Darien (TCF) is awarding $537,000 in large grants to 22 local nonprofit organizations. More than $30,000 in other grants was previously allocated this year in small grants and grants awarded by the Youth Community Fund high school service group. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter: Lots of Your Parenting Is by Example, Good and Bad, Including the Way You Abuse Substances

Thriving Youth Task Force
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Apple. Tree. Children by nature watch and mimic their parents’ behaviors, beliefs and attitudes. Health conscious parents take pride in modeling good nutrition and exercise for their kids. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter: Darien United Supports ‘Our Darien’ Campaign to Rein In Risky Drinking

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This letter expresses Darien United’s support of the “Our Darien” campaign launched by the Thriving Youth Task Force of The Community Fund of Darien. This Campaign is vital to our community as it addresses the important issue of underage binge drinking as well as how surrounding community-wide norms can contribute to adolescent alcohol abuse. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Where the Community Fund of Darien’s ‘Our Darien’ Campaign Is Going in Year 3

CFD Year 3 Thriving Our Darien
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In the third year of the Community Fund of Darien’s “Our Darien” campaign against underage drinking and binge drinking in town, the organization has released this op-ed article, particularly for parents, describing the problem in town. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Community Fund of Darien’s ‘Impact Vine’ Online Giving Platform Goes Statewide, to Be Run By Different Group

Transfer of Impact Vine
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The Community Fund of Darien announced Monday that the Connecticut Non-Profit Alliance has agreed to assume operation and ownership of the Impact Vine, a free online giving platform site specifically designed for nonprofits. (more…) Continue Reading →

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