Foundation / Corporation
Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (CFGNH) - Quinnipiac River Fund
01/21/22 5:00 PM
Grants to Connecticut nonprofit organizations in eligible communities to enhance the water quality of select local water bodies and their watersheds. Funding may be used for activities such as environmental research projects, advocacy, and land purchases that enhance the New Haven Harbor, the Quinnipiac River, and related watersheds. Funded projects must benefit the communities of Ansonia, Bethany, Branford, Cheshire, Derby, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Wallingford, West Haven, and Woodbridge.
The mission of the Quinnipiac River Fund is to improve the environmental quality of the Quinnipiac River and New Haven Harbor and their watersheds. The committee considers projects for grant funding that work toward this goal.
Note: Projects involving the education of schoolchildren will be considered for grant funding only if they contribute to improving the environmental quality of the Quinnipiac River and its watershed.
The Community Foundation believes in investing in strengthening the infrastructure of nonprofit organizations by supporting general operating costs, which include administrative and shared expenses. Administrative and shared expenses are supported by competitive grants, and the funding level of this support is considered on a case-by-case basis depending on the request. Administrative and shared expenses are typically at least 10% of the overall request.
GrantWatch ID#: 166092
Most grants are made for one to three years.
The Foundation doesn't provide permanent funding for projects. Most grants are made with continuing support contingent upon availability of support and progress towards stated outcomes. There are times, however, when requests for longer-term funding are considered and supported, in accordance with The Community Foundation's strategic goal to put community assets on solid ground.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To apply online: https://www.grantrequest.com/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fapplication.aspx%3fSA%3dSNA%26FID%3d35153%26sid%3d6077&SA=SNA&FID=35153&sid=6077
For more information, contact:
Director of Grant Operations
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
70 Audubon Street
New Haven, CT 06510
USA: Connecticut: Ansonia, Bethany, Branford, Cheshire, Derby, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Wallingford, West Haven and Woodbridge
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