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Grant Programs

The 2020 responsive grants cycle is about to begin. Sign up for our Grantseeker Information Webinar (held on December 10, 2019) to learn about the changes to our 2020 grant processes.

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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.

2019 Grant Schedule

Program Name Eligibility Criteria Grant Amount Application Available Application Deadline
Event Sponsorship awarded for one-day events only  Up to $2,500 January 1, 2020 Closed for 2019
Community Fund for Women & Girls awarded to support gender-specific programming or advocacy and direct service organizations that promote social and economic advancement of women and girls broadly Varies TBD Closed for 2019
Small Grants any organization with an operating budget of $2 million or less; time sensitive Up to $7,500 January 1, 2020 Closed for 2019
Neighborhood Leadership Program for residents of New Haven (or contiguous towns) who have demonstrated commitment to making a positive difference through resident engagement  Up to $3,000  

January 22, 2019

Closed for 2019
Nonprofit Animal Shelter Grants for any nonprofit animal shelter serving the Greater New Haven area Up to $7,500 January, 1 2020 Closed for 2019
Quinnipiac River Fund awarded only for projects designed to protect and conserve the Quinnipiac River Varies; project specific Apply Now

January 17, 2020

Responsive generally awarded to address a nonprofit organization's operating, programmatic or capacity building needs $7,500 or greater; varies; project specific TBD

Closed for 2019

Scholarship awarded to individual for their academic pursuits Varies Varies Varies
Strategy Grants:        
  Immigrant Integration: awarded for programs and services that remove barriers to full social, economic, and civic participation of immigrants; through direct service, advocacy, collaborative efforts, capacity building, public education and leadership development  Varies   Closed for 2019
  Incarceration & Reentry:
A funding opportunity is available awarded for programs and services that remove barriers to full social, economic, and civic participation for formerly incarcerated individuals and children impacted by incarceration; through direct service, advocacy, collaborative efforts, capacity building, public education and leadership development.
 Varies   Closed for 2019

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, 702KB]

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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