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Multiple Funding Opportunities from The Community Foundation

Deadlines Approaching

New Haven, CT (December 5, 2018) - The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region’s permanent endowment and largest grantmaker to local nonprofits, announces several grant opportunities with various application deadlines in the coming weeks. For complete details, visit www.cfgnh.org/grants.

The Quinnipiac River Fund, a component fund at The Community Foundation, is accepting applications through Friday, January 18, 2019. The Fund makes grants for projects designed to benefit the environmental quality of the Quinnipiac River, the New Haven Harbor, and surrounding watersheds. Approximately $100,000 in grants is awarded each spring from the Fund. Learn more here.

The Neighborhood Leadership Program at The Community Foundation will accept applications through Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at noon. The Neighborhood Leadership Program is an eight-month training and grant program that supports community leaders in imagining, developing, testing and realizing projects which build community and provide positive outcomes in New Haven neighborhoods and contiguous towns. Applications for the 2019 program will be available starting December 15, 2018. Learn more here.

The Community Fund for Women & Girls is accepting applications for the 2019 grants cycle through Wednesday, January 30, 2019. Grants from this fund whose purpose is to advance women and girls are awarded to gender-specific initiatives that are intentional, equitable and well-informed.  Learn more here.

The annual Responsive Grant Process also opens in January and has a deadline of March 28, 2019. A free informational webinar about this process will be held in February.   

The Community Foundation has several other competitive grant processes opening in January including: Year-Round Small Grants, Sponsorships, Scholarships and the Konopacke Fund for nonprofit animal shelters.

Click here for a complete list of our available grant programs and upcoming deadlines.

About The Community Foundation

Thanks to the generosity of three generations of donors, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven awarded over $28.5 million in grants and distributions as of December 31, 2017. The endowment is valued at more than $620 million and composed of hundreds of individually named funds. In addition to its grantmaking, The Community Foundation helps build a stronger community by leading on issues and supporting donors and nonprofits in creating a community of opportunity for all. The Foundation’s 20 town service area includes: Ansonia, Bethany, Branford, Cheshire, Derby, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Wallingford, West Haven, Woodbridge. For more information about The Community Foundation, visit www.cfgnh.org, find us on Facebook at www.facebook.org/cfgnh or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/cfgnh

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