• Education

  • Graduate Student Grant Program

  • Graduate students already employed or promised to be employed by qualifying nonprofit organizations may apply for The Chamber's Graduate Student Grant Program! This program is made possible by the New Haven Real Estate Educational Foundation fund at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.

    The Graduate Grant Program provides direct payments to Graduate Student Loan servicers for up to $10,000 over two years, paid in semi-annual installments.


    Applications are due on or before Friday, October 2, 2020.   Click Here to Apply 


    Award recipients will be honored during the Nonprofit Awards Ceremony at The Big Connect, Business Expo, on Wednesday, November 18, 2020.


  • Colleges and Universities

  • The Greater New Haven area has a long history as an education center with Hopkins Grammar School, founded on the New Haven Green in 1660 and Yale University, which dates to 1701. The area also has an extraordinary number of schools, colleges and universities for its size.  Local universities include graduate schools in architecture, fine arts, arts & sciences, business, drama, divinity, forensic science, forestry and environmental studies, hospitality, law, management, medicine, music, nursing, public health, and other professions.

    Albertus Magnus College
    Albertus Magnus College- New Dimensions

    Charter Oak State College
    Gateway Community College
    Quinnipiac University
    Southern CT State University
    Stone Academy
    University of New Haven
    Yale University

  • New Haven Network for Public Education


    The New Haven Network for Public Education, Inc. (formerly the New Haven Public Education Fund) was created as an initiative of The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven in 1986 in response to concerns the New Haven community has expressed regarding public education.

    The Mission of the New Haven Network for Public Education is to facilitate community advocacy in order to improve and achieve the highest quality of public education for all children in New Haven Public Schools.

    For more information, contact Garrett Sheehan at 203-782-4389.

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