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Applying for Funding

The following eligibility criteria applies to all competitive grant opportunities at The Foundation. After reviewing these criteria, please visit the types of grants page for specific application instructions and forms.

If you would like more information about eligibilty criteria or the grantmaking process, contact Denise Canning at dcanning@cfgnh.org or (203) 777-7076. 

Please note: As of Thursday, May 15, 2014 The Community Foundation's online grant application system operational after several days of maintenance. If you are still having trouble submitting your grant application online, please contact Denise Canning, Grants Manager at dcanning@cfgnh.org.

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You must be a tax-exempt organization
You must provide services within our 20 town area
You must adhere to a policy of non-discrimination
Projects that do not generally receive consideration
Grants available for capital campaigns are limited
Most grants are made for one to three years

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