Our 30-year history of public service has been made possible through generous grants, strategic partnerships, and in-kind services from more than 100 public and private organizations.
DataHaven is a formal partner of the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP) of the Urban Institute in Washington, DC. NNIP is a collaboration of the Urban Institute and local partners in 35 cities to further the development and use of neighborhood-level information systems for community building and local decision-making. DataHaven's Executive Director, Mark Abraham, was elected to serve a 3-year term with the Partnership's Executive Committee from 2014-2017.
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven has been a core supporter of DataHaven since 1992, supporting and partnering with our organization on a wide variety of our activities and reports, including the Greater New Haven Community Index (2013, 2016, 2019, 2023) and our 2015 immigration report. The Foundation has also provided funding for our website and free technical assistance programs, as well as in-kind support to host strategic events and community-wide convenings that support our mission. The Foundation has been a lead funding partner of the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey in 2012, 2015, 2018, 2021, and 2022.
Fairfield County's Community Foundation has been a lead funding partner of the 2016, 2019, and 2023 Fairfield County Community Wellbeing Indexes and the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey, providing generous support for the 2015, 2018, and 2021 surveys. Foundation staff have also worked with DataHaven to convene stakeholders throughout Fairfield County around this program, and other topics related to data access and use. DataHaven also partnered with FCCF to create a report on the status of women and girls in Fairfield County in 2019, as well as other more recent studies.
The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is a lead funding partner of the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey, providing generous support for the 2015, 2018, 2020, 2021, and 2022 surveys. Staff from the Foundation's community indicators program have provided significant in-kind support to DataHaven by convening stakeholders throughout Connecticut and Greater Hartford around this program. The Foundation also funded the Greater Hartford Community Wellbeing Index, an indicators project focusing on the Capitol Region, first published in 2019 and scheduled for publication again in 2023.
Connecticut Health Foundation is a funder of the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey, providing generous support in 2015, 2018, 2021, and other years. The Foundation has also provided support to DataHaven to enable it to publish a health equity publication, released in June 2020, and scheduled for publication again in 2023.
Yale-New Haven Health System, including its affiliated institutions Yale-New Haven Hospital, Bridgeport Hospital, Greenwich Hospital, Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, and other hospitals, are lead funding partners of the statewide DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey, Greater New Haven Community Index, and Fairfield County Community Wellbeing Index. Yale-New Haven Hospital has also provided core operating support to DataHaven and is a 25th Anniversary Presenting Sponsor, and is a key institutional partner of the Greater New Haven Community Index, a report that serves as the Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) for that institution as well as a multi-sector community indicators report covering the region as a whole. Bridgeport Hospital has partnered with DataHaven through a collaborative coalition of regional health care providers and agencies that is itself a major sponsor of the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey.
The Valley Community Foundation is a lead funding partner of the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey, providing generous support in 2015, 2018, 2021, and in other years. Since 2014, the Valley Foundation has also worked closely with DataHaven on its Valley Indicators project, a program that has held numerous public events and produced new publications about the well-being of the Lower Naugatuck Valley region. The Foundation was a partner with DataHaven in creating the 2016 Valley Community Index, 2019 Valley Community Index, and 2022 Valley Community Index, major cross-sector reports about the region.
The United Way of Greater New Haven has been a core supporter of DataHaven for many years. With support from United Way and other funders, DataHaven's first website was launched in 2003, becoming one of the first of its kind in the United States. The site was created to provide access to information produced as part of the United Way's Greater New Haven Community Compass 2003 indicators project and other regional data. The United Way of Greater New Haven has also been a funder of the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey in 2012, 2015, 2018, and 2021, and has funded DataHaven's free technical assistance program as well as other studies.
The Connecticut Community Foundation is a funder of the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey, providing generous support in 2015, 2018, and 2021. The Council also was a funder of DataHaven's 2015 report on aging in Connecticut, produced for the World Health Organization. The Foundation has also provided in-kind support by helping to convene local partners throughout the Greater Waterbury area, and funding the Greater Waterbury Wellbeing Profile.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation has been a major supporter of DataHaven, providing significant core operating support and project-based support in recent years including 2008 through 2013. A grant from the Foundation supported DataHaven's work on Urban Apartheid, the Greater New Haven NAACP's 2013 report on the state of minority affairs in Greater New Haven. The Foundation is one of several core funders of the Urban Institute's National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership, a group of about 35 local partners including DataHaven that focus on the accessibility and use of neighborhood-level data.
Connecticut Housing Finance Authority has been a major funder of the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey.
Trinity College, in Hartford, Connecticut, is a funder of the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey, providing support in 2015, 2018, and 2021.
The Bridgeport Primary Care Action Group (now called the Health Improvement Alliance) is a major funder of the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey. The collaborative group consists of Bridgeport Hospital, Saint Vincent's Medical Center, the local health departments of Bridgeport, Stratford, Fairfield, Trumbull, Monroe, and Easton, and other partners. The partnership provided major support for the survey in 2015, 2018, and 2021, and supports related initiatives including the Fairfield County Community Wellbeing Index, which serves as a health assessment for hospitals and towns throughout the region.
The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut is a funder of the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey. In 2018, the Foundation also partnered with DataHaven to produce a comprehensive report on the status of women and girls.
The New Haven Health Department is a significant funder of the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey in 2015, 2018, and 2021. Since 2007, DataHaven has partnered with the Health Department on several other reports about the health status of New Haven and the region, including our Community Index publication.
The Institution for Social and Policy Studies at Yale University was the original home of and a key funder of DataHaven, before we registered as an independent 501(c)3 non-profit in 2000. Today, ISPS remains a key scientific partner of DataHaven, with faculty providing in-kind support and guidance.
The Community Alliance for Research and Engagement (CARE) at Yale University's School of Public Health is a scientific partner of DataHaven. CARE has provided funding and in-kind support for various DataHaven reports on public health in New Haven, including our Community Wellbeing Survey in 2021 and in other years.
Middlesex Hospital is a funder of the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey in 2015, 2018, and 2021. The hospital also provides support to DataHaven to allow DataHaven to assist in the hospital's community health needs assessment for Middlesex County.
The United Way of Greater Waterbury is a funder of the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey.
The Uncas Health District is a funder of the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey. Uncas Health District serves as the local health department for nine communities in Eastern Connecticut.
United Community & Family Services (UCFS) is a non-profit Community Health Center in Norwich, Connecticut. UCFS is a funder of the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey.
Norwalk Health Department is a funder of the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey in 2015, 2018, and 2021. The mission of the Norwalk Health Department is to prevent and control the spread of disease, promote a healthy environment, and protect the quality of life within our changing community.
The Northeast District Department of Health is a funder of the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey in 2015, 2018, and 2021. NDDH has been preventing illness, promoting wellness and protecting public health in northeast Connecticut since 1973. NDDH has also helped convene other funding partners in Northeastern Connecticut.
The NewAlliance Foundation has provided general operating support to DataHaven for many years, helping us conduct a variety of programs.
Other major funders, supporters, and program sponsors not shown above include:
- Capitol Region Council of Governments
- Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments
- Local public health departments including Waterbury, Manchester, Stratford, Fairfield, Wallingford, Meriden, Danbury, Newtown, Windsor, Bethel, North Central District Health Department, Central CT Health District, Eastern Highlands Health District, Quinnipiac Valley Health District, New Milford, and many others
- State of Connecticut Office of Health Strategy (Health Equity Data Analytics project, Office of Minority Health grant)
- State of Connecticut Department of Housing
- Connecticut's Legislative Commission on Aging
- City of New Haven Community Services Administration
- City of New Haven Mayor's Office
- City of New Haven Economic Development Administration
- City of Hartford
- City of Bristol
- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Foundations and United Ways
- United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut (for the Greater Hartford Community Wellbeing Index and DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey)
- Tremaine Foundation (a funder of our Town Equity Reports for all 169 towns in Connecticut)
- United Way of Southeastern Connecticut
- Leever Foundation (for Waterbury Childcare Study)
- William C. Graustein Memorial Fund and Everyday Democracy (for 2016 Connecticut Civic Health Index)
- United Way of Western Connecticut
- Carolyn Foundation
- Tufts Health Plan Foundation
- Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation
- Liberty Bank Foundation
- Powering Healthy Lives (Urban Institute and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)
- Illinois Public Health Institute and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (DASH award, LAPP award with United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut)
- United Way of Connecticut
- The Connecticut Project
Universities and Colleges
- Yale University (various departments and schools)
- Trinity College Center for Urban and Global Studies
- University of Hartford
- Southern Connecticut State University
- Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, UCONN School of Medicine
Other Non-Profits and Businesses
- Hartford HealthCare
- Yale Medicine
- American Heart Association
- Hospital for Special Care
- Gaylord Specialty Healthcare
- Bristol Hospital
- Saint Mary's Hospital
- Waterbury Hospital
- Planned Parenthood of Southern New England
- Eastern Connecticut Health Network
- SERAC-Supporting and Engaging Resources for Action and Change, Norwich, CT
- BJS Consulting
- Farnam Associates
- NHR Group
- Record Journal (Google News Initiative grant)
Please see our 25th Anniversary Report for more information about funders and our recent programs.