Responsive Grants Process is Open
Project, General Operating and Capacity Building Grants Available to Nonprofits
New Haven, CT (January 11, 2019) - The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven’s annual responsive grants process is open. The responsive grants process is the largest source of competitive grant funding from The Foundation and is offered in conjunction with its partner in philanthropy serving the Valley, the Valley Community Foundation.
Nonprofits serving The Foundation’s twenty-town region are encouraged to apply. Three types of responsive grants are available: general operating support; programmatic support; and capacity building support. Amounts vary from $7,500 and higher. Applications are subject to eligibility restrictions, including adherence to The Community Foundation’s anti-discrimination policy.
The deadline for responsive grants is March 28 at 5 p.m.
Learn more and apply
Informational webinars introducing grantseekers to The Foundation's grant processes and responsive grant applications will be available in February. Check here for the updated schedule.
Other Grant Opportunities
The Quinnipiac River Fund, a component fund at The Community Foundation, is accepting applications through Friday, January 18, 2019. The Fund makes grants for projects designed to benefit the environmental quality of the Quinnipiac River, the New Haven Harbor, and surrounding watersheds. Approximately $100,000 in grants is awarded each spring from the Fund. Learn more here.
The Neighborhood Leadership Program at The Community Foundation will accept applications through Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at noon. The Neighborhood Leadership Program is an eight month training and grant program that supports community leaders in imagining, developing, testing and realizing projects which build community and provide positive outcomes in New Haven neighborhoods and contiguous towns. Learn more here.
The Community Fund for Women & Girls is accepting applications for the 2019 grants cycle through Wednesday, January 30, 2019. Grants from this fund whose purpose is to advance women and girls are awarded to gender-specific initiatives that are intentional, equitable and well-informed. Learn more here.
The Community Foundation has several other competitive grant processes including: Year-round Small Grants, Sponsorships, Scholarships, and the Konopacke Fund for nonprofit animal shelters.
Click here for a complete list of our available grant programs and upcoming deadlines.