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Special Women's Initiative: Support for Victims of Domestic Violence

Grants to Western Connecticut Nonprofits and
Agencies for Support of Domestic Violence Victims

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Lois Livingston McMillen Memorial Fund, administered by Connecticut Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

02/01/16 11:59 PM EST

Description:

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Grants averaging from $5,000 to $10,000 to Connecticut nonprofits and municipalities in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills area for critical services that will help women and children victims of domestic violence and abuse. Priority will be given to direct service programs that serve victims of physical, emotional or psychological abuse, sexual assault and domestic violence.

Funding is also intended to help address immediate crises and to provide a framework of emotional support and guidance that will promote the development of self-confidence, pride, dignity and personal advancement to those who have suffered from such destructive behavior.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 167039

Estimated Size of Grant:

Averaging $5,000 - $10,000.

Term of Contract:

One-year or multi-year funding is available.

Eligibility:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

1. Applicant must be a not-for-profit organization recognized under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or a municipal entity seeking a grant for public purposes.

2. Applicant must have a board, representative of the community, of which a majority is neither employees nor relatives of employees.

3. Applicant must be located within and/or providing services to residents of the 21-town service area: Beacon Falls, Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Cheshire, Goshen, Litchfield, Middlebury, Morris, Naugatuck, New Milford, Oxford, Prospect, Roxbury, Southbury, Thomaston, Warren, Washington, Waterbury, Watertown, Wolcott or Woodbury.

4. Applicant must have a Nonprofit Registration to Solicit Funds (or exemption, if appropriate) from the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection. This registration must be renewed annually. To learn more, confirm your registration, or file for an exemption, go to http://1.usa.gov/22k45iz

5. Ineligible Requests:
a. Grant requests for political or religious purposes are not accepted.
b. Religious organizations or municipalities are not eligible to apply for grants for buildings or expenses related to buildings. However, they may apply for equipment that is specifically part of an eligible programmatic request.
c. Grant requests for capital expenditures on buildings not owned by a nonprofit are not accepted.

Pre-Application Information:

For new applicants, register and apply online: https://goo.gl/WYqJYm

For re-application, apply online: https://goo.gl/dLrGjS

Contact Information:

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

Andrea Berman, Program Officer
203-753-1315 x118
aberman@conncf.org

Grant Coverage Areas:

Towns of Beacon Falls, Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Cheshire, Goshen, Litchfield, Middlebury, Morris, Naugatuck, New Milford, Oxford

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Geographic Focus:

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