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Nordson Grant - Connecticut

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits to Address
Community Needs in Eligible Regions

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Nordson Corporation Foundation

Deadline Date:

05/15/21

Description:

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Grants to Connecticut nonprofit organizations to address community needs in regions served by the funding source. Funding areas include education, arts and culture, and civic affairs. Funding is intended to strengthen communities and to enhance the quality of life for residents and employees in New London and Windham counties.

Through its grant-making, the Foundation supports organizations that directly or indirectly seek to maximize success before, during and beyond the traditional classroom years. Grants will be reviewed and considered on the basis of their enrichment to the communities where Nordson employees live and work. Organizations and programs receiving grants will be expected to identify relevant, measurable outcomes to demonstrate the effectiveness of their programs.

  • Education:
    • Early Childhood Care and Education
    • Maximizing Student Success
    • Access to quality educational opportunities
    • Innovative programs
    • Partnerships/collaborations with school districts
    • Funding gaps not covered by public monies
    • Augmenting core curriculum
    • Exposure to programs that expand on traditional education
    • Workforce Preparation
    • Initial preparation for the world of work
    • Retraining for the new job market
    • Strengthening communities
  • Human Welfare:
    • Promote prevention and lifestyle maintenance programs and activities
    • Promote crisis intervention
    • Promote life transition opportunities
    • Promote systemic change
  • Arts and Culture:
    • Actively seek to broaden the audience bases in Nordson communities
    • Support the visual and performing arts
    • Provide educational enrichment for students
    • Motivation for at-risk youth
    • Provide access to the arts for special needs audience
    • Promote greater understanding among people via the arts
  • Civic:
    • Work to improve the physical or economic environment
    • Provide cultural or historical preservation
    • Strive to inform citizens and increase their participation in community improvement

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 185065

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Nordson Corporation Foundation makes grants only to tax-exempt organizations, as defined in Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, based in geographic areas where Nordson facilities and employees are located.

Nordson Corporation Foundation does not fund:
- Organizations whose services are not provided within the Foundation's geographic areas of interest
- Direct grants or scholarships to individuals
- Organizations not eligible for tax-deductible support
- Organizations not exempt under Section 501(c) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code
- Political causes, candidates, organizations or campaigns
- Organizations which discriminate on the basis of race, sex or religion
- Health/Medical
- Loans
- Endowments
- Membership Drives
- Travel

Pre-Application Information:

The Connecticut application deadline is May 15.

It is suggested that organizations contact the Foundation staff member who represents their geographic area before submitting an application to determine if the grant request falls within the Foundation's priorities.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Eligibility Quiz and Online Application Portal: http://www.cybergrants.com/nordson/eligibilityquiz

Connecticut (New London and Windham Counties)
Lorie Mendoza, Community Relations Manager
Plas-Pak Industries
10 Connecticut Avenue
Norwich Industrial Park, Norwich, Connecticut 06360
(401) 431-7014
E-mail: lorie.mendoza@nordson.com

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Connecticut: New London and Windham Counties

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