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Valley Small Grants

Grants to Improve the Quality of Life in Connecticut

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Valley Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

02/28/11 12:00 PM


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Grants for up to $3,000 to improve the quality of life in Connecticut. The foundation seeks to support organizations in achieving their civic agenda in Connecticut’s Lower Naugatuck Valley towns of Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour and Shelton. Community activities supported through this grant include fairs and festivals, farmers market, upgrading playgrounds, mentoring, tutoring, sports, workshops and speakers.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 124529


  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS
  • See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Agencies with more than 2 full time staff (or more than 4 part time staff) and for-profit organizations are not eligible to apply for a grant under the Valley Small Grants Program. Municipalities may serve as the fiscal agent for qualified applicants. Must serve the towns of Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour and Shelton.

Pre-Application Information:

Applicants are encouraged to submit the completed application electronically to Stephanie Chung at If you are not able to submit an application electronically, completed applications may be mailed or hand delivered by the deadline to:
Stephanie Chung
re: VCF Small Grants Program
c/o The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
70 Audubon Street
New Haven, CT 06510

Contact Information:

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

Stephanie Chung
Associate Philanthropic Officer

Geographic Focus:

USA: Connecticut