About Our Grantmaking
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven grants and distributes more than $20 million annually, made possible through the generosity of thousands of donors over three generations.
The Greater New Haven COVID-19 Community Fund
A joint effort between the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and United Way of Greater New Haven, this emergency fund provides flexible support for organizations working to respond to issues resulting from the pandemic.
Competitive Responsive Grants
The Foundation uses unrestricted and preference funds to respond to community needs in Greater New Haven. This flexible funding supports several different competitive grant programs offered throughout the year, ranging in size from small grants and sponsorships to larger multi-year commitments.
What We Look For
Review the following guidelines before applying:
- Minimum Eligibility Requirements
- Guiding Principles for Nonprofits
- Frequently Asked Questions
- How an Idea Becomes a Grant
Donor advised, designated and organization funds name specific nonprofits as beneficiaries and are not open to a competitive application process. Distributions of grants to nonprofits profiled on giveGreater.org® are similarly determined by donors and may include additional Foundation funds designed to incentivize giving during community challenges, such as The Great Give®. Learn more about creating a fund.
Read about the impactful work being done by some of our grantees.
2019 Grant Awards
2018 Grant Awards
2017 Grant Awards
2016 Grant Awards
A full list of 2016 grants and distributions by alphabetical order is available in the 2016 Report to Our Community
2015 Grant Awards
A list of 2015 grants and distributions by alphabetical order is available in the 2015 Report to Our Community
2014 Grant Awards
View a list of 2014 grants by alphabetical order [PDF, 5.56MB]
2013 Grant Awards
View a list of 2013 grants by alphabetical order [PDF, 423KB]
View a list of 2013 grants by issue area [PDF, 193KB]
2012 Grant Awards
View a complete list of 2012 grants [PDF, 502KB]
2011 Grant Awards
View a list of 2011 grants [PDF, 597KB]
2010 Grant Awards
View a list of 2010 grants [PDF, 790KB]
2009 Grant Awards
View a list of 2009 grants [PDF, 3288KB]