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Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts,
Health, Education, Environment, and Human Services

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Main Street Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

03/29/19 4:00 PM EST


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Grants to Connecticut nonprofit organizations and agencies for programs and projects that benefit the communities of Burlington, Bristol, Plymouth, Plainville, Walcott, and Southington. Applicants must contact program staff at least seven business days prior to the deadline. Program areas include arts and culture, education, health, human services, environment, animal welfare, and sports field maintenance.

Competitive grants are made to eligible community organizations for future, planned expenditures and not to cover operating deficits or previously incurred obligations.

Preference is given to an organization if the program/project:

-Responds to changing or emerging needs of the community;
-Leverages or generates other funding or resources;
-Promotes collaboration among nonprofit agencies without duplication of efforts; and/or
-Enhances an existing program to encourage sustainability.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180808

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Competitive grants are made to eligible community organizations and agencies and must benefit the residents of Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington or Wolcott.

Pre-Application Information:

Potential applicants must contact Kate Kerchaert, Director of Grants & Programs to discuss any ideas and applications. Applicants must call at least 7 days prior to the grant application deadline to discuss the proposed project and to determine eligibility.

Applications must be completed on our Online Grants Center by 4 p.m. on March 29, 2019.

Eligibility and Guidelines:

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:

Kate Kerchaert, Director of Grants & Programs

Main Street Community Foundation
120 Halcyon Drive
P.O. Box 2702
Bristol, Connecticut 06011-2702

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Connecticut: Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington, and Wolcott