Darien Foundation Funds Hydrogen Fuel Cell

The Energy Symposium on May 27, 2016 at Darien High School featured an array of automobiles using alternative energy sources, including the DHS Fuel Cell Team’s own Hydrogen Fuel Cell vehicle.  Solar energy, different techniques of energy creation and ways to improve Connecticut’s energy efficiency were some of the topics covered by guest speakers at… Read More

The Darien Foundation has a history of giving…

The Darien Foundation has demonstrated that it is the “go-to” funding source for projects that enhance the Darien community. Since its founding in 1998, the Foundation has provided over $3 million in grants to the Darien Public Schools, Darien emergency services and many of the town’s community organizations. The initial funding for the Foundation was… Read More

Darien Public Schools

Starting as the Darien Technology Foundation, the Foundation’s early grants went to the Darien Public Schools to encourage the Administration to establish a comprehensive and ongoing technology plan. Once the Administration began providing the technology basics, the Foundation continued to fund innovative and cutting edge technology in the schools. The PASCO Physics Lab and Leica… Read More

Emergency Services

The Darien Foundation has provided grants totaling $330,000 to EMS Post 53, the Darien Fire Departments and the Darien Police Department.

Community Organizations

The list of community organizations that have benefited from Darien Foundation grants is extensive. The Darien Community Association is constructing a beautiful 4 acre Bird Sanctuary and Native PlantGarden on their property with a $33,000 grant. The YWCA has a 12 station computer learning lab. A sophisticated audio-visual system for The Darien Historical Society’s renovated… Read More