Making a Difference in Northwest Litchfield County

Whether it's helping a Sharon mother of six graduate nursing school, a grant for a new education center at Great Mountain Forest or building affordable housing with Habitat for Humanity of Northwest CT  – BTCF donors are changing lives in your community. Explore our work together:

local impact:northwest Litchfield County, CT

When you want to make a difference in northwest Litchfield County, BTCF gives you easier and more effective ways to do it: 

find the help you need: 

grantee spotlight: AGING COMFORTABLY WITH CHORE SERVICE

Karl Saliter moved to Sharon, Conn. in 1969 with five kids and no job. He had been let go at the worst possible time for a fuel purveyor to get started in a new market. "So I decided to fight the problem," says Karl in a recent interview. "I went out and competed with the company that had fired me." 

Over the course of nearly 30 years, Karl went from a client base of zero to 3,000. "Everybody in the tri-state area knows him," says Toli Fliakos, Karl's caretaker. "He's always been modest about his success." Read full story.

Northwest LITCHFIELD COUNTY STATISTICS:

Eight percent of residents in northwest Litchfield County live below poverty level and over 30% never go to college. Learn about BTCF initiatives addressing regional issues and how you can help: 

  • Population in northwest Litchfield County: 21,244
  • Median Household Income: N/A
  • People Below Poverty Level: 8%
  • No College Education: 32%
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About This Photo
About This Photo
The Housatonic Youth Service Bureau has been supported by several of BTCF’s donor advised funds: the Madeleine Beattie Wildes Fund as well as anonymous donors. Their board and staff have benefitted from their training through the Nonprofit Learning Program. Photo by Michael Flower