Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Community Foundation for Greater New Haven taking grant applications

NEW HAVEN - The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven has announced several grant opportunities with various application deadlines in the coming weeks, according to a release.
For complete details, visit www.cfgnh.org/grants.

The Quinnipiac River Fund, a component fund at The Community Foundation, is accepting applications through Jan. 15, and 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," the release said. Learn more here

The Neighborhood Leadership Program at The Community Foundation will accept applications through noon Jan. 19. " 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," the release said. Learn more here.

 The Community Fund for Women & Girls is accepting applications for the 2016 grants cycle. Grants are awarded to gender-specific initiatives that are intentional, equitable and well-informed.  An orientation session for interested applicants will take place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 22, the release said. Learn more here.

The Community Foundation is also accepting grant applications from eligible nonprofit organizations through March 31 for its "Responsive Grants process, which is done in conjunction with its partner in philanthropy serving the Valley, the Valley Community Foundation. Responsive Grants are generally awarded to address operating, programmatic or capacity building needs. Amounts vary from $7,500 and up; eligibility restrictions apply, including adherence to The Community Foundation’s anti-discrimination policy."
"Applicants who are unfamiliar with the grant process are encouraged to register for an informational webinar to be held in mid- February," the release said. Learn more here.

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven’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, on Facebook at www.facebook.org/cfgnh or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/cfgnh.

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