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NewAlliance Foundation Grants

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts,
Community Development, Human Services, and Youth

GrantWatch ID#: 175967
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

NewAlliance Foundation

12/01/16 Postmarked or Hand Delivery by 5:00 PM

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Grants of up to $25,000 to Connecticut nonprofits or municipal agencies for programs that will benefit eligible communities. Funding will be awarded to programs in the areas of the arts, community development, health and human services, and youth and education. The types of grants available for funding include general operating support, program support, sponsorships, capital campaigns.

Focus areas:

1) Arts

- Organizations that inspire artistic expression in all forms and bring culture to audiences throughout our communities.

- Organizations reaching out to underserved populations in the community and/or making meaningful efforts to expand participation in arts programming and attendance.

- Programs and initiatives that utilize the arts as an effective tool to improve academic performance, improve educational outcomes, effectively stimulate creativity and/or improve literacy.

2) Community Development

- Organizations enabling people to become economically self-sufficient through the development of job readiness skills, employment preparedness, and literacy improvement.

- Organizations affecting community stability through economic development initiatives, environmental stewardship, and protection, and food security for all.

- Programs and initiatives that support and encourage affordable housing and/or, expand home ownership opportunities, leading to safe, economically viable neighborhoods.

3) Health and Human Services

- Organizations providing for the most basic of human needs, such as shelter, food, clothing, and medical care to those in need.

- Organizations providing preventative and intervention services to children.

- Programs and initiatives that address health literacy and the ability to understand and use health-related information to navigate the health-care system.

4) Youth and Education

- Organizations working to close the achievement gap in education.

- Organizations providing after school or summer programming which extends learning opportunities and improves academic success.

- Programs and initiatives that expand educational opportunities to help students acquire the core math, science, literary, and technology skills needed to prepare them to join the workforce of the future and compete successfully.

Up to $25,000 or up to 10% of an organization’s annual operating budget.

The Foundation may support multi-year requests.

Organizations that are tax exempt under IRS code section 501(c)3 or are a municipal entity are eligible to apply.

Please note that the Foundation does not make grants to the following types of applicants:

- Individuals
- For-profit organizations
- Religious institutions, except for non-sectarian programs benefiting the community-at-large
- Service clubs, fraternal organizations or third parties raising funds for a charity
- Parent Teacher Organizations or associations
- State agencies, departments and commissions
- Organizations raising money to re-grant funds to specific causes
- Organizations raising money for specific diseases

The Foundation does not make grants to support the following:

- Projects taking place in areas not listed under Communities We Serve
- Political activities, including lobbying expenses or other activities influencing the outcome of the legislative or electoral process
- Interest expenses paid on loans or payment to eliminate or reduce existing deficits
- Feasibility studies
- Trips, tours, transportation costs or conference attendance
- Golf tournaments
- Requests from individual schools for specific in-school programs
- Animal causes
- Team sponsorships or individual sports people
- “a-thon” fundraising events
- Pageants

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

Application Cover Sheet:

Submit Your Application To:

Kim A. Healey, Executive Director
NewAlliance Foundation
195 Church Street, 7th Floor
New Haven, CT 06510

For questions contact:

Maryann Ott, Associate Director
Phone: (203) 859-6555

Bobbi Griffith, Administrative Assistant
Phone: (203) 859-6543

Branford, Centerbrook, Cheshire, Chester, Clinton, Columbia, Coventry, Danielson, Dayville, East Hartford, East Haven, Ellington, Enfield, Essex, Glastonbury, Guilford, Hamden, Hartford, Hebron, Madison, Manchester, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Old Saybrook, Orange, Putnam, Seymour, South Windsor, Stafford Springs, Storrs, Tolland, Vernon, Wallingford, West Hartford, West Haven, Westbrook, Wethersfield, Willington, Willimantic, Windsor, Woodbridge, and Woodstock.

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