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Willimantic Welfare Bureau Fund Grants

Grants to Windham, Connecticut Nonprofits, Agencies,
and Charities for Education and Employment

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut - Willimantic Welfare Bureau Fund

Deadline Date:

12/15/17 5:00 PM


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Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to Windham, Connecticut nonprofits, government agencies, and other charitable organizations for programs and services that promote self-sufficiency through education and employment. First consideration will be given to proposals that are collaborative in nature and are rooted in evidence-based, solution-oriented approaches.

Priority is given to programs that:

- Promote individual and family economic security;
- Increase food security and access to nutritious food;
- Decrease homelessness through programs that promote diversion and intervention.

Preference is given to programs that are:

- Collaborative in nature;
- Rooted in evidence-based, solution-oriented approaches;
- Include specific, measurable outcomes; and
- Effect positive change over the long term.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162695

Estimated Size of Grant:

Eligible applicants may submit grant requests of $5,000 to $10,000. Few grants are made at the very top of this range.

Term of Contract:

Grants for multiyear programs may be considered if the applicant can demonstrate need.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants must be for the benefit of residents of the Town of Windham, Connecticut.

Eligible applicants include nonprofit organizations with a 501(c)(3) designation from the IRS or organizations using a nonprofit fiscal agent; municipal or government agencies; and other charitable organizations that serve the residents of the Town of Windham.

Grants will not support individuals, routine operating expenses, capital campaigns, litigation, deficit funding, endowment campaigns, for-profit organizations or religious programming.

Funding will not be considered for proposals that are typically supported by public funds.

Pre-Application Information:

- There is no Letter of Intent for this grant cycle.
- The application will be available online September 26, 2017.
- Full proposals are due December 15, 2017.
- Final decisions will be made and applicants will be notified in April 2018.

It is recommended that grant seekers begin by contacting the Program Officer (see Contact Information below).

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Contact Information:

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

It is recommended that grant seekers begin by contacting Deb Battit, Program Officer, at or 860-442-3572.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Connecticut: Town of Windham