Main Street Community Foundation, Inc., is a public charity committed to partnering with individuals, families and businesses who wish to build permanent charitable connections, now and for generations to come, to support and better the communities of Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott, Connecticut, USA.
The foundation addresses a broad range of community goals. We support meaningful dialogue on issues affecting the towns we serve. We convene community members, monitor and assess changing needs, locally and beyond and propose action on critical concerns. In this way, we are able to meet changing needs and provide support to what matters most to the people who live and work in the cities and towns of this region.
As a community foundation we are committed to connecting donors with the community and to causes they care about through charitable giving. We talk with donors about their charitable interests and find ways to help them achieve their goals - often by setting up permanent endowments. An endowment is a permanent fund where the income is used in perpetuity to serve the cause or group the donor requests.
To be widely recognized as the comprehensive center for leadership and philanthropy in the communities of Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott.
To enhance the quality of life for both present and future generations in the communities we serve. We accomplish our mission by encouraging and promoting:
- Gift Planning
- Prudent Stewardship of Assets
- Effective Grantmaking
- Community Leadership
Our Core Values
Excellence, Integrity, Inclusiveness and Transparency in all we do.
The Main Street Community Foundation can help you feel confident about supporting the causes you believe in. Further your desire to give back and improve your community.
Help make your community a better place in which to live, work and play.