Foundation / Corporation
Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation
09/30/21 Midnight Receipt
Grants to Connecticut nonprofit organizations, schools, and agencies in eligible locations for support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding may be used for operating expenses, capital purchases, and programs that comply with physical distancing restrictions. Funding is intended to benefit the communities of Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Canaan (Falls Village), Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury (Lakeville), Sharon, Torrington, Warren, Washington, and Winchester/Winsted.
In 2021, the cycle grants will continue to prioritize requests centered on the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on your organization and those you serve. Eligible requests include unrestricted operating support, program support, the purchase of furniture/fixtures/equipment, and in limited circumstances construction/renovation (e.g., creating isolation/quarantine spaces, improvements to ventilation, etc.)
Support is available for operating expenses, programs that can operate remotely to comply with current physical distancing restrictions, and technology/equipment needed to facilitate remote work for employees or to serve clients remotely, and other COVID-19 related needs.
GrantWatch ID#: 179778
Grants are designated as small ($1,500 and under); and traditional (over $1,500). the Foundation’s average grant amount is $5,000.
Grant awards must be expended within nine months of the approval date, or a grant extension request must be submitted and approved. In very rare circumstances, the Foundation will approve a multi-year grant, which will have its own payment schedule and documentation requirements.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply Online: https://www.northwestcf.org/grantapplication
If you have questions, please contact Julie Scharnberg at (860) 626-1245, ext. 113 or JScharnberg@northwestcf.org
Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation
PO Box 1144
33 East Main Street
Torrington, CT 06790
The Foundation serves the following communities: Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Canaan (Falls Village), Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury (Lakeville), Sharon, Torrington, Warren, Washington, and Winchester/Winsted.
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