2024 Grantseeker Webinar

All nonprofits interested in applying to The Foundation for funding in 2024 should watch the recorded webinar presented in January to learn about grant opportunities, requirements and and timelines, along with information about capacity building sessions and technical assistance opportunities.

Eligibility and FAQs

Find out if your organization is eligible to apply to The Community Foundation's grant programs.

Eligibility Criteria

Frequently asked questions

Responsive Competitive Grants for Nonprofits

The Foundation offers competitive grants to nonprofit organizations throughout the year, ranging in size from small grants and sponsorships to larger multi-year commitments. This flexible funding comes from unrestricted and preference funds established to respond to community needs in Greater New Haven.

Grant Programs and Deadlines

Small Business Grants from the New Haven Entrepreneurial Ecosystem (NHE3)

The Community Foundation Mission Investment Company's NHE3 is offering grants of up to $10,000 for for-profit businesses.

Applicants must be registered CT businesses with at least one year record of sales managed with a formal digital bookkeeping system; some restrictions apply.

Download Application

Noncompetitive Grants

Donor advised, designated and organization funds name specific nonprofits as beneficiaries and are not open to a competitive application process.

creating a fund


Required reporting forms for nonprofits with existing grants and scholarship recipients are found here.


Recent Grant Awards

2018 Responsive Grant Awards ›


The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven's 2018 responsive grant awards create opportunity and respond to community needs.

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Jackie Downing
Senior Director of Grantmaking and Nonprofit Support

Logan Roddy
Grants Manager