Foundation / Corporation
Connecticut Community Foundation (CCF)
Grants to Connecticut nonprofit organizations and local government agencies for activities that support girls and women in eligible regions. Funding is intended for projects and programs that foster the development of skills, support advocacy, and encourage the building of self-esteem, resilience, and self-respect among girls and young women. Grants will also fund critical services for women and children who are victims of domestic violence and abuse. Funded projects must serve residents of communities in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills area.
The service area includes the following 21 towns in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills: Beacon Falls, Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Cheshire, Goshen, Litchfield, Middlebury, Morris, Naugatuck, New Milford, Oxford, Prospect, Roxbury, Southbury, Thomaston, Warren, Washington, Waterbury, Watertown, Wolcott, and/or Woodbury.
Women’s Fund Purpose: To identify, convene and support programs that promote advocacy and skill development while fostering resilience, self-esteem, and self-respect among girls and young women in the local region.
Possible Grant Funding Projects:
Lois Livingston McMillen Memorial Fund: Support for Victims of Domestic Violence
Purpose: To support agencies that provide critical services to women and children who are victims of domestic violence and abuse. Priority is given to direct service programs to address immediate crises and provide emotional support and guidance to women and children who are victims of social, emotional or psychological abuse or sexual assault and domestic violence. Aims are to promote self-confidence, pride, dignity and personal advancement in those who have suffered from such destructive behavior.
Connecticut Community Foundation seeks proposals that:
GrantWatch ID#: 167038
The average amount is between $5,000-$10,000. Grants can be for larger amounts and, for those, applicants are requested to contact staff to discuss the project in advance of submission.
Grant support is available over multiple years, although it is considered one year at a time.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Register and apply online:
For more information, contact:
Ellen Carter, Community Leadership Director,
203.753.1315, x 114
Service Area: http://conncf.org/towns-served/
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