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Competitive Grants

Are you a nonprofit providing services in Greater New Haven and the Lower Naugatuck Valley?  If so, you may be eligible for a grant from The Community Foundation or the Valley Community Foundation. 

The following competitive funding opportunities from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven are considered through an application process; as noted, grantseekers interested in applying for grants specifically supporting the Lower Naugatuck Valley community (Ansonia, Derby, Shelton, Seymour and Oxford) will be directed to apply through the Valley Community Foundation. Forms are posted on this page when each application process begins. To better serve you, we ask that you:

  • review The Community Foundation's minimum eligibilty criteria and frequently asked questions information for competitive grants;
  • take note that grant application deadlines, eligibility criteria and forms can vary per grants process and are subject to change;
  • unless otherwise noted, all applications should be submitted to The Community Foundation;

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Event Sponsorships
Grants Less Than $5,000
Grants Greater Than $5,000 (Responsive Grants)
Grants with an Area of Interest
New Haven Leadership Program

Grants & Scholarships

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