Foundation / Corporation
Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut
01/13/21 5:00 PM
Grants of up to $15,000 to Connecticut nonprofits, schools, and municipal and governmental agencies in eligible locations for high-quality youth development programs and services that benefit socially and economically underprivileged youth. New applicants must contact the Foundation prior to applying. Eligible programs must benefit Norwich youth.
The purpose of these grants is to support those working to fill in the gap in services left by the closing of the YMCA of Southeastern Connecticut in Norwich. The Community Foundation strives to ensure that local youth live in a safe and supportive environment, and have access to high quality, emotionally, intellectually, culturally and environmentally rich learning opportunities.
Priority is given to programs that empower youth and that:
Grantmaking will not exclusively address these desired outcomes, but the Foundation will look for opportunities to contribute to problem-solving and to strengthen the systems that currently address these issues for Norwich youth.
This grant opportunity aligns with the Foundation's Empower Youth and Basic Needs and Rights strategic priorities. For more information about the Basic Needs and Rights priority, see:
Preference is given to programs that:
GrantWatch ID#: 140792
Eligible applicants may submit grant requests between $5,000 - $15,000. Few grants are made at the maximum amount.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Questions should be directed to:
Deb Battit, Program Officer
Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut
68 Federal Street
New London, CT 06320
USA: Connecticut: Norwich
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