Foundation / Corporation
Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB)
Grants of up to $25,000 and capital grants of up to $50,000 to Connecticut nonprofit organizations in eligible communities to enhance the quality of life for local residents. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to support programs, services, and organizations with a focus on education, community and economic development, health and human services, and arts, culture, and heritage. Funded projects must serve the communities of Berlin, New Britain, Plainville, and Southington.
The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain makes two types of investments from unrestricted and field of interest funds:
Collaborations and cooperation among local organizations for the betterment of the region are encouraged. Interest areas for Community Response grants are outlined below:
First Years First Early Childhood Initiative: https://cfgnb.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/outcome-based-investment-guidelines.pdf#page=3.
Details about Operating and Capital Grants can be seen here: https://cfgnb.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/outcome-based-investment-guidelines.pdf#page=4.
Funding Considerations: https://cfgnb.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/outcome-based-investment-guidelines.pdf#page=6.
GrantWatch ID#: 178051
Due to the unusual and unexpected strains the health crisis is causing time sensitive requests for General oepratinf funds of $7,500 or less will be expedited.
In general, capital campaign grants will not exceed our history of funding at the level of up to $50,000. Exceptions to that level may be reviewed on a case-by-case basis with regard to the size, scope and overall community benefit of the project.
In general, Foundation grants are one year in duration; multi-year grants may be considered.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit LOI online: https://cfgnb.org/letter-of-intent-to-apply-for-funding/
For more detailed grant application guidance and information or to discuss the proposal before submitting a Letter of Intent, call or e-mail Kaylah Smith, Program Associate, at 860.229.6018, x305.
To discuss applying for funding through the Foundation’s First Years First Early Childhood Initiative, call or email Joeline Wruck, Director of Community Initiatives and Program Services, at 860.229.6018, x307.
USA: Connecticut: Berlin, New Britain, Plainville, and Southington
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