Anything is possible, when the Foundation is strong.

Dear Friends and Neighbors,


A strong Foundation allows us to be flexible, adaptable, and grow with our ever-changing community. It empowers us to realize our potential to move Darien forward in ways both innovative and impactful. 


For 23 years, we’ve supported projects that make Darien exceptional, and as we look to the future, we’re excited to pursue new ways to help Build a Better Darien for all who live here.


Your involvement is key—we truly appreciate your help in making our good work possible.


With Gratitude,

Ward, Sarah & The Darien Foundation Board

Collaborating with partners

Launched Abilis services at Darien Library, Darien YMCA, The Depot, and Baywater Properties.

$65,000 grant

Adapting to change

Facilitated Corbin Cares meals during the pandemic—quick, community-driven response.

$100,000 grant

Moving Darien forward

Enabled Darien TV79 to deliver virtual programming and broadcast multiple town meetings.

$55,000 grant

Inspiring our local youth

Provide STEM learning and teamwork to high school students who livestream events via DAF Media.

$72,500 annually

Preparing for tomorrow

Endowed new K-12 Robotics initiative in all seven Darien Public Schools.

$213,000 grant

Ensuring our community's safety

Enhanced technology at EMS-Post 53 for training and to increase efficiency.

$20,500 grant

Building a Better Darien

Creating opportunity for youth, supporting safety & security, enhancing quality of life.

$5,000,000+ in total grants

Asking for Your Support

Thank you for helping to keep our Foundation strong.

It all starts with a solid Foundation,
and that Foundation starts with you.