Grants to Apply For - Strengthening Nonprofits - The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

NOTICE to nonprofits:

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and its affiliate The Valley Community Foundation are moving quickly to expedite its delivery of funding to nonprofit grantees during the COVID-19 crisis. To facilitate this support, The Foundation has made the following changes to existing grant awards and grant programs.

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The state and federal governments are offering relief programs for nonprofit organizations.

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Grant Programs

Application deadlines and specific requirements for each competitive grant program are listed below and are subject to change. Required forms for each program are posted when the application process opens.

Mimimum Eligibility Requirements

Please reivew our general eligibility criteria before applying.

Valley-Serving Organizations

Does your organization serve the Lower Naugatuck Valley region of Ansonia, Derby, Shelton, Seymour and Oxford? Apply through the Valley Community Foundation.

2020 Grant Schedule

 

Program Name Purpose and Eligibility Grant Amount Application Available Application Deadline
Event Sponsorship For one-day events. Up to $2,500 Apply Now Rolling
Small Grants
- Program
- Capacity Building
For organizations with operating budgets of $2 million or less; awarded for direct service programs or infrastructure improvement. Up to $7,500 Apply Now Rolling
Neighborhood Leadership Program For residents of New Haven, West Haven, East Haven and Hamden who have a demonstrated commitment to making a positive difference.  Up to $3,000  

Closed

Jan. 21, 2020
Nonprofit Animal Shelter Grants Flexible funding for any nonprofit animal shelter serving Greater New Haven. Up to $7,500 Apply Now Rolling
Quinnipiac River Fund For projects designed to protect and conserve the Quinnipiac River. Varies; project specific Closed

January 17, 2020

Responsive

- General Operating 
- Capital Project 

 

Flexible funding for general operating or capital project needs. 

Available to organizations that have been incorporated at least 5 years and have received a responsive grant from The Community Foundation.

$7,500 or greater; varies; project specific Closed

February 27, 2020 

Responsive 
 - Program
 - Capacity Building

Program support grants are for direct service programs; Capacity Building grants are for organizational infrastructure improvement.
 
- Up to $20,000/yr
- One or two year grants
 
TBD TBD
Scholarship Awarded to individual for their academic pursuits. Varies Varies: See List Varies

 

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven actively seeks to promote equity among all peoples and groups and end discrimination based on any factors by which people are unfairly excluded. Below is The Community Foundation's policy on Anti-Discrimination for competitive grant applicants:

Anti-Discrimination Policy [Doc]

How can we help?

Sarah J. H. Fabish

Vice President for Grantmaking & Scholarships 203-777-7075 Email Sarah

How can we help?

Denise Canning

Grants Manager 203-777-7076 DCanning@cfgnh.org

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