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Grants to Granby, Connecticut Nonprofits and Schools
for Innovative Educational Programming

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Foundation / Corporation

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Granby Education Foundation (GEF)

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Grants of up to $750 to Granby, Connecticut nonprofit organizations and schools for innovative education programs that benefit residents of the city and surrounding towns. Funding is intended for creative programs that offer unique learning experiences and that enrich educational offerings. The Foundation will be looking for projects that help to create dynamic learning environments.

Eligible programs should expand community involvement in education, enrich creativity and capabilities in teaching, and encourage interest in educational opportunities for Granby residents of all ages. The Foundation's mission is to encourage educators—within schools and throughout the community—to find new ways to make learning dynamic and challenging, both for themselves and for their students.

The GEF funds programs that:
- Illustrate innovation and creativity,
- Enrich educational offerings; and
- Offer unique learning opportunities
- Lie outside the scope of existing budgets.

In addition, grant proposals should:
- Have a clearly defined action plan,
- Provide appropriate evaluation criteria; and
- Demonstrate breadth of impact.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 184837

Estimated Size of Grant:

Granby Education Foundation Mini Grants are monetary grants up to $750.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All 501(C)(3) organizations, as well as the Granby schools, are eligible for funding through the GEF.

Grants are not intended to replace or relieve the existing responsibility for public funding of school programs, nor are they intended to replace regular budget growth and maintenance. Grants do not cover field trips or salaries, stipends, or professional development costs for non-profit employees and volunteers.

If individuals have an idea for an innovative program but are not affiliated with a nonprofit organization, they should contact the GEF for assistance in finding an appropriate partner.

Pre-Application Information:

The Granby Education Foundation Mini Grant program has a streamlined application process and turnaround time of one month or less. Applications will be accepted from September 1st to May 31st.

Mini Grant awards or denials will be completed no later than 30 days from the time of grant submission and outcome communicated to the applicant.


Contact Information:

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

Submit applications via email to:

Or mail to:
Granby Education Foundation
P.O.Box 351
Granby, CT 06035

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USA: Connecticut: Granby