About Us

Napier Foundation

The James H. Napier Foundation


The James H. Napier Foundation is committed to supporting non-profit organizations meet the existing and emerging needs of children, youth and families living in the Meriden and Wallingford Connecticut communities.


Making a meaningful difference in the lives of children, families, individuals, and neighborhoods in Meriden and Wallingford.

Assisting families overcome poverty and systemic disadvantage.

Providing leadership for the well-being of children and youth.

Partnering with other funders and non-profit organizations that support the Meriden and Wallingford CT communities.

Maintaining an active engaged and informed Board of Trustees with values that align with the Foundation’s mission and priorities.


Foundation Administrator     

Sarah Bogdanski Bourdon, MSW

Foundation Trustees

Chairperson, Lorraine Consolini, Meriden, CT
Vice-Chairperson, Douglas Schaefer, Middletown, CT

Doug Benham, Wallingford, CT

Victoria Pasion, Meriden, CT

Leslie Hunter, Bristol, CT

Paula Messina, Wallingford, CT

Ann Ocone, Wallingford, CT

Sue Waas, South Dennis, MA

Kathleen Centola, Meriden, CT