Connecticut Grant and Foundations

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Denise Elizabeth
Denise Elizabeth
Senior Financial Editor & Writer

Date Published: February 23, 2021

Aetna Foundation - Health - Connecticut & National Focus

The Aetna Foundation helps build healthy communities by encouraging volunteerism and funding initiatives that improve the quality of life where our employees and customers work and live. Grants are awarded through several programs to eligible nonprofit organizations. Limited resources are available to support designated health and social issues. The Foundation will invite selected nonprofit organizations to apply.

American Savings Foundation

The American Savings Foundation is an independent charitable foundation dedicated to strengthening the community by supporting education, human services, and the arts, with a special emphasis on the needs of children, youth and families, through grants to community organizations and college scholarships.

Anderson Family Charitable Foundation

The Anderson Family Charitable Foundation was formed in 2009 by John and Tamara Anderson with the purpose of providing assistance to underserved elementary school–aged children in the public school system and their families. It is our belief that a quality public school education can be the catalyst to a bright and prosperous future for ALL children.

Anna Fitch Ardenghi Trust

The Anna Fitch Ardenghi Trust was established in 1981 to support and promote quality educational, cultural, human services, and health care programming for underserved populations living in New Haven, Connecticut. Areas of funding interest include Arts, Culture, & Humanities; Education; Health; Human Services. Proposal Due: Jul 1.

Anne S. Richardson Fund

The Fund was created in the mid–1960s under the will of Anne S. Richardson to support charitable purposes. Funding Interests: Eight organizations recommended by Miss Richardson; In Ridgefield, Connecticut: programs that assist lower–income people or are of broad interest to the community; and In Connecticut (particularly Fairfield County): programs that promote the independence of women, support the lesbian and gay community, encourage youth de…

Beim Foundation - MN, MT, WA, CT, ME

The Beim Foundation supports grants in the areas of arts, education, environment, human services, and small capital giving for art organizations and sustainable building design. The Foundation supports programs in Minnesota, as well as a limited number of projects in the counties of Park and Gallatin in Montana; the city of Seattle, Washington; the county of Fairfield, Connecticut; and the county of Cumberland, Maine.

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation - CT, MA & NY

The Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation builds stronger, more vibrant communities and improves the quality of life for all residents of Berkshire County, MA; Columbia County and northeast Dutchess County, NY; and northwest Litchfield County, CT. Field of interest funds support specific causes: the arts, education, scholarships, the environment, health and human services and youth development.

BJ’s Charitable Foundation - Multiple States

BJ™s Charitable Foundation was established with the goal of creating a positive, long–lasting impact on the communities BJ™s serves, the mission of BJ™s Charitable Foundation is to enhance and enrich community programs that primarily benefit children and families. Since its first grant in 2005, BJ™s Charitable Foundation has allocated funds on a quarterly basis, giving more than $7.4 million to over 800 community organ…

Bodenwein Public Benevolent Foundation

The Bodenwein Public Benevolent Foundation was established in 1938 under the will of Theodore Bodenwein, owner and publisher of The Day newspaper, to support and promote quality educational, cultural, human services, and health care programming for underserved populations. The Foundation specifically serves the people of Greater New London County, where The Day has a substantial circulation.

Charles Nelson Robinson Fund

The Charles Nelson Robinson Fund was established in 1970 to support and promote quality educational, human services, and health care programming for underserved populations in Hartford, Connecticut.

Children's Fund of Connecticut

The Children™s Fund of Connecticut is a public charitable foundation dedicated to ensuring that children in Connecticut who are disadvantaged have access to and make use of a comprehensive, effective, community–based health and mental health care system. To carry out this mission, the Children™s Fund champions sustainable improvements in primary and preventive care practices through innovative grant making.

Citizens Bank Charitable Foundation

Citizens Financial Group, Inc., through its banking subsidiaries, is guided by the belief that the strength of our company is tied to the strength of the communities where we do business. Today, our banks support numerous organizations through community and public relations departments and our charitable foundations. Areas of Giving Interest: Citizens gives priority consideration for charitable grants to programs that: Promote affordable housing; Encourage…

Collins Foundation

The Collins Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization that invests in initiatives that improve educational opportunity and strengthen community organizations in Connecticut, with a special emphasis on individuals from under–represented and disadvantaged backgrounds.

Community Foundation For Greater New Haven

The Community Foundation funds programs from nonprofit organizations located in the Greater New Haven and the Lower Naugatuck Valley.

Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

Grants from the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain support organizations and programs benefiting the residents of Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington. We make grants across a broad range of fields, including: Arts, Culture and Heritage; Community and Economic Development; Early Childhood Development; Education; Health and Human Services.

Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut

The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut has five areas of concentration: ¢ Arts & Culture ¢ Civic & Education ¢ Environment ¢ Health ¢ Human Services. The Foundation serves the following communities: Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Canaan (Falls Village), Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, Warren, Washing…

Community Foundation of Southeastern Connecticut

The Community Foundation of Southeastern Connecticut was established in 1982 to improve the lives of people living in our eleven–town region of Southeastern Connecticut. The Community Foundation makes discretionary grants in a wide variety of areas including arts and culture, health care, education, social services, the environment, Woman Fund, Scholarships and economic opportunity. Geographical focus area: Organizations serving the towns of Old Lyme…

Community Foundation Tri-County Area - Connecticut

The Community Foundation of the Tri–County Area™s region includes 31 Connecticut towns in Windham, Tolland and New London Counties. We provide the resources that help nonprofits create positive change to meet needs in eastern and northeastern Connecticut. We have offices in Norwich and Willimantic, Connecticut, and serve the following towns: Ashford, Bozrah, Brooklyn, Canterbury, Chaplin, Colchester, Columbia, Coventry, Eastford, Franklin, Gr…

Connecticut Community Foundation

The Connecticut Community Foundation™s service area covers 21 towns in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills. The Connecticut Community Foundation offers: Program grants and equipment grants, Grants & services to strengthen your nonprofit, Early childhood education grants, Special funding opportunities, Grants through our partner funders, Scholarships.

Cyrus M. Quigley Foundation

The Cyrus M. Quigley Foundation will seek to create opportunities for individuals to develop these qualities or foster them in others. The Foundation will focus on experiences that emphasize physical challenge and service to others. The Foundation can only consider grant proposals submitted by tax–exempt, not–for–profit [501(c)(3)] institutions. Requests must be submitted by March 1 of the the grant year. Grantseekers will be notified of…

Dammann Fund

The Dammann Fund, Inc. is committed to using its resources for the support of qualified charitable organizations operating programs in New York City, Southwestern Connecticut and Charlottesville, VA with a focus in any one or more of two areas: Mental Health: Programs that foster living or independent living for the mentally ill; Teen Parenthood: Programs that enable development of parenting skills in young parents.

David N. Lane Trust for Aged & Indigent Women

The David N. Lane Trust for Aged & Indigent Women was established in 1964 to support and promote quality human services and health care programming for underserved older women living in Fairfield and New Haven Counties, Connecticut. The deadline for application to the David N. Lane Trust for Aged & Indigent Women is July 1. Applicants will be notified of grant decisions by letter within 2 to 3 months after the proposal deadline. Applicant organizat…

Day Pitney Foundation - Connecticut & National Focus

The Day Pitney Foundation mission is to promote positive developments in the law, legal scholarship and legal education, locally, nationally and internationally, and also more generally to promote community education, through financial contributions and the volunteer efforts of the firm and its personnel.

Deupree Family Foundation

The Deupree Family Foundation is a small foundation with no geographical home base. Our board members live in many areas in the United States. All of our grant applicants must be fully registered Federal 501(c)3 non–profit organizations. Our minimum funding level is $1,000, and the maximum can range up to around $25,000, with the average grant being in the neighborhood of $3,000. We tend to favor projects that are locally based and projects which pro…

Dorothy F. Thorne Foundation - New England, NY, SC, NM, WA

The Dorothy F. Thorne Foundation was founded in 1997 to support the work of non–profits in the communities where family members live and work. The Foundation is currently active in: New England, New York, South Carolina, Northern New Mexico, Washington State. We value non–profit enterprises that are effective, dedicated and supported by individuals living in the area. Models that are responsive to emerging needs and opportunities are especially…

Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation - Hartford

The Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation is a private, special purpose foundation. In accordance with its founders’ wishes, its purpose is to support and encourage excellence in the arts in Hartford, Connecticut and the immediately surrounding area.

Edward S. Moore Family Foundation

The Edward S. Moore Family Foundation, Inc. is a private, not–for–profit philanthropic organization which supports organizations that care for the bodies, enrich the minds and uplift the spirits of humankind by funding to not–for–profit 501(c)(3) organizations. Within this broad purpose is a primary focus on those organizations which empower under–served youth, families and communities. Geographical area of funding interest: C…

Elizabeth Carse Foundation

The Elizabeth Carse Foundation was established in 1970 to promote education and child welfare in Connecticut. Special consideration is given to organizations that provide training to elementary and secondary school teachers in “assisting children to achieve better standards of living.” Consideration is also given to organizations that have a direct impact on improving the welfare of others or which provide a social service to the community.

Elizabeth Raymond Ambler Trust

The Elizabeth Raymond Ambler Trust was created in order to provide funds for two purposes: Provide scholarships for high school graduates who are, in the opinion of the Trustees, deserving and in need of financial assistance in obtaining a college education or specialized education of the kind furnished by technical schools; Support municipal, religious, charitable, benevolent or educational organizations or corporations as determined by the Trustees. In s…

Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation - Connecticut & National Focus

The Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation will seek and fund innovative projects which advance solutions to basic and enduring problems. With an overall emphasis on education, principally in the United States, it will take an active role in three major areas: Art, Environment, Learning Disabilities. While the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation occasionally receives letters of inquiry, it should be understood that unsolicited proposals and letters of inquiry rarely de…

Ensworth Charitable Foundation

The Ensworth Charitable Foundation was established in 1948 to support and promote educational, cultural, human services, religious, and health care programming for underserved populations. The Foundation specifically serves the people of Hartford, Connecticut, and its surrounding communities.

Eugene G. & Margaret M. Blackford Memorial Fund

The Eugene G. & Margaret M. Blackford Memorial Fund was established in 1981 to support and promote quality educational, human services, and health care programming for the blind or visually impaired. The deadline for application to the Fund is October 1. Applicants will be notified of the grant decision by letter within 2 to 3 months after the proposal deadline.

Fairfield County Community Foundation

As a community foundation, FCCF makes discretionary grants to nonprofits in the broad program areas of economic opportunity (including affordable housing, neighborhood development, and workforce development); children, youth and families; health and human services; the environment; arts and culture; and nonprofit organizational effectiveness. Geographical area: Fairfield County, Connecticut.

First County Bank Foundation

The First County Bank Foundation mission is to distribute funds annually to local non–profit organizations who support community and economic development or children/youth/families. The funds granted by the Foundation are to benefit the residents of the Bank™s community which consists of Stamford, Greenwich, New Canaan, Darien, Westport, and Norwalk.

Frederick W. Marzahl Memorial Fund

The Frederick W. Marzahl Memorial Fund was established in 1974 to support and promote quality educational, human services, and health care programming for underserved populations in Woodbury, Connecticut. Grants from the Marzahl Memorial Fund are 1 year in duration. Applicants will not be awarded a grant for more than 3 consecutive years.

Fund for Greater Hartford

The Fund for Greater Hartford (formerly The Hartford Courant Foundation) seeks to make a sustainable impact on the vitality of Connecticut’s capital region by being a catalyst for hope, inspiration and creativity and by improving the lives of its people, especially its children. The Fund makes grants primarily in support of education, the arts, community development, health and social services, with an emphasis on programs benefiting children, youth a…

George A. & Grace L. Long Foundation

The George A. & Grace L. Long Foundation was established in 1960 to support and promote quality educational, cultural, human services, and health care programming for underserved populations in Connecticut. The Foundation has biannual deadlines of March 15 and September 15. Applicants will be notified of grant decisions by letter within 2 to 3 months after each respective proposal deadline. Applicant organizations must serve the people of Connecticut.

George H. C. Ensworth Memorial Fund

The George H. C. Ensworth Memorial Fund was established in 1949 to support charitable organizations that focus on health and human services, youth services, enjoyment of the natural environment, education, religion, and the arts. The George H. C. Ensworth Memorial Fund specifically serves the people of Glastonbury, Connecticut. The Fund has biannual deadlines of May 15 and November 15. Applicants will be notified of the grant decisions by letter within 2 m…

Gibney Family Foundation - AZ, CA, CT, FL, ID, MA, ME, NH, NY, OR, VT, UT,...

The Gibney Family Foundation provides grants to non–profit organizations, within the scope of our influence, which can demonstrate an outstanding ability to empower those who are challenged, particularly the Blind, in their quest to live happier more productive lives. Even though the Foundation does not accept unsolicited grant proposals at this time, we are interested in discovering, working with, and supporting the most effective non–profit o…

Grants Fundraising.com

Grants Fundraising.com’s purpose is to help spread the word about grants programs initiatives and fundraising opportunities from foundations, 501c3 non“profits organizations and private sector sources by posting those initiatives on our site. If your organization, foundation or fundraising company has grants opportunities and you are looking to spread the word about it we invite you to contact us about it so we may be able to post your grant i…

Hallmark - MO, KS, CT, ILL, GA, TX

At Hallmark, community involvement begins with our hometowns. These include Kansas City, Mo., our corporate headquarters city, as well as locations where we operate production and distribution facilities: Liberty, Mo.; Lawrence, Leavenworth and Topeka, Kan.; Enfield, Conn.; Metamora, Ill.; Columbus, Ga.; and Center, Texas. Funding decisions are guided by a philanthropic vision based in the belief that people’s lives are enriched through caring connect…

Harold & Rebecca H. Gross Foundation

The Harold & Rebecca H. Gross Foundation was established in 2006 to support and promote charitable organizations that assist persons with physical disabilities to become better adjusted to their environments. The Foundation utilizes a 2–phase application process. Interested organizations must submit a 1–page concept paper as the first step in the process. Concept papers to the Gross Foundation are due on April 1. Applications to the Gross F…

Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

While the Foundation primarily responds to requests from nonprofit organizations, we also launch special initiatives, committing significant dollars and assistance to address especially important community needs. Currently, these initiatives focus on such areas as early childhood services, libraries, and marketing of arts organizations. In addition to grants for programs and capital projects, the Foundation also helps to nourish and strengthen nonprofit or…

Henry E. Niles Foundation - Northeast

The mission of the Henry E. Niles Foundation is to help in the nurturing and uplifting of people in need. The Foundation strives to support humanitarian efforts, including faith–based endeavors, that strengthen education, fight economic hardships through self–help opportunities, enhance health and security in areas like primary care and elder care, & promote spiritual enrichment. The majority of the Foundation’s grantmaking is focused…

Horizon Foundation - ME, MA. NJ, CT

The Horizon Foundation will support programs and organizations that aspire to create and maintain sustainable and livable communities by: Protecting and conserving land and water resources, Educating children and adults about being good stewards of the environment, Promoting vibrant, child–oriented arts, Teaching respect for and preservation of historic assets, Enabling children and adults to lead their communities in thoughtful, creative, and health…

HSBC Bank USA - CA, CT, FL, MD, NJ, NY, VA

Focusing on education and the environment, HSBC Bank USA builds strong, enduring relationships with a wide range of organizations, providing the resources and tools to sustain long–term results. HSBC’s 2008 U.S. social investment was $26 million and we were honored to have been recognized by more than 15 of our partner organizations for our philanthropy. HSBC Bank USA has branches in CA, CT, FL, MD, NJ, NY, VA.

Jessie B. Cox Trust - New England

The Jessie B. Cox Trust is dedicated to improving the environment and the quality of life for people living in New England. To achieve its goals, the Trust pursues initiatives in three key fields of interest: education, environment, and health. For education, there is a special interest in promoting early learning and quality out–of–school time. Within the field of environment, the Trust focuses on preservation of fresh and marine waters throug…

Jewett City Savings Bank Foundation

Established in 2004, the charitable Foundation provides financial support to qualified non–profit organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life in those communities where the Bank has a major presence. Since it™s establishment, the Bank has donated $1 million to the Foundation.

Katharine Matthies Foundation

The Katharine Matthies Foundation was established in 1987 to support and promote quality educational, human services, and health care programming for underserved populations. Special consideration is given to organizations that work to prevent cruelty to children and animals. The Matthies Foundation specifically serves the people of the Lower Naugatuck Valley.

Laura J. Niles Foundation

The Laura J. Niles Foundation encourages and supports efforts that offer learning and economic growth opportunities for the motivated poor, initiatives that foster life enrichment through canine and other types of animal companionship and programs that alleviate unhealthy dependencies. The foundation has a particular interest in education, economic self–sufficiency and programs that alleviate unhealthy dependencies. With regard to animals, most notab…

Leever Foundation - Connecticut (PDF format)

The Leever Foundation™s mission is to support programs and organizations that will create opportunities for people, enhance healthcare and promote the arts primarily focused in the Greater Waterbury area. The Leever Foundation is administered by the Connecticut Community Foundation, a community foundation serving twenty one communities throughout Northwest Connecticut. The Foundation will consider requests for new funding as follows: Priority to re…

Lena Benas Memorial Fund

The Lena Benas Memorial Fund was established in 1986 to provide for the health, human services, and housing needs of underserved people living in Litchfield, Connecticut, and its surrounding communities. Preference is given to organizations serving the people of Litchfield, Connecticut. Organizations serving the towns contiguous to Litchfield (including Cornwall, Goshen, Harwinton, Morris, Thomaston, Torrington, Warren, Washington, and Watertown) will also…

Liberty Bank Foundation

The Liberty Bank Foundation supports non–profit organizations that our neighbors depend on to raise healthy children and build strong families and communities. Our charitable giving is focused on organizations that serve people within Liberty Bank’s market area. The Liberty Bank Foundation supports organizations and programs that serve people within Liberty Bank™s market area, which consists of Middlesex and New London Counties, as well…

Lily Palmer Fry Memorial Trust

The Lily Palmer Fry Memorial Trust was established in 1954 to support and promote summer camp opportunities for underserved children. Special consideration is given to traditional camp programs that take urban children out of the city to experience the natural environment. The deadline for application to the Lily Palmer Fry Memorial Trust is February 1. Applicants will be notified of grant decisions by letter within 2 to 3 months after the proposal deadlin…

Lincoln Financial Foundation

The Lincoln Financial Foundation’s approach to local philanthropic giving reflects Lincoln Financial’s strong connection to its communities. Recognizing that the employees in its affiliate offices can best determine the needs of their respective communities, Lincoln Financial has created an employee giving network by establishing local Charitable Contribution Committees in our primary business locations. These committees review grant proposals, m…

Linford & Mildred White Charitable Fund

The Linford & Mildred White Charitable Fund was established in 1956 to support and promote quality educational, human services, and health care programming for underserved populations within the city of Waterbury, Connecticut, and its surrounding communities. The deadline for application to the Linford & Mildred White Charitable Fund is July 1. Applicants will receive notification of grant decisions by letter within 2 to 3 months after the proposal…

Lloyd G. Balfour Foundation - CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT

The Lloyd G. Balfour Foundation was established in 1973. The Foundation’s 3 primary focus areas reflect Mr. Balfour’s strong affinity for the employees of the Balfour Company; his commitment to the city of Attleboro, Massachusetts; and his lifelong interest in education. Areas of funding interest are Education; Health; Human Services.

Lois H. and Charles A. Miller Foundation - MD, NY, CT

The Lois H. and Charles A. Miller Foundation, Inc. provides grants for healthcare, higher education, historic preservation, animal welfare and the arts. Currently we support organizations in and around Baltimore, Maryland, New York City, New York’s Hudson River Valley and the Northwestern area of Connecticut.

Louis Calder Foundation

The Foundation’s grantmaking will focus on opportunities for schools and community based organizations in communities within the Northeast Corridor with populations no greater than 500,000 to undertake such efforts during the regular school hours as well as the out–of–school or extended–day hours.

Louis R. Cappelli Foundation

The Louis R. Cappelli Foundation is a funding source designed to assist at–risk youth to reach their full potential. The Louis R. Cappelli Foundation™s mission is to make grants in support of philanthropic activities, with a focus on programs addressing the special needs of youth. Three specific targeted areas where the Foundation focuses its attention are education, health and fitness, and arts education. All fully certified 501(c)(3) non&nd…

Mabel F. Hoffman Charitable Trust

The Mabel F. Hoffman Charitable Trust was established in 1969 to support and promote quality educational, human services, and health care programming for underserved populations. Special consideration is given to charitable organizations that serve the people of Hartford, Connecticut, and its surrounding communities. The deadline for applications is February 15. Applicants will be notified of grant decisions by letter within 2 to 3 months after the proposa…

Macauley Foundation

The Macauley Foundation is a private not–for–profit corporation which is operated for the sole purpose of awarding grants to charitable organizations that exemplify compassion for humankind, and are committed to improving lives, the world over. At the present, The Macauley Foundation will not consider funding for homeless and feeding programs which are located outside our local area.

Madison Foundation

The Madison Foundation provides seed money for programs that we anticipate will grow into self–sustaining efforts to serve our community and beyond. The Foundation provides support to individuals and organizations that serve our community’s social, cultural, environmental, educational and recreational needs.

Main Street Community Foundation

The Main Street Community Foundation is a public charity established in 1995 that brings people together who care deeply about their community and seek to improve its quality of life. The Main Street Community Foundation of Connecticut welcomes grant requests from organizations that serve our geographic area, which includes Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott.

Marion Isabell Coe Fund

The Marion Isabell Coe Fund was established in 1941 to provide quality human services and housing support for underserved adults. The Coe Fund supports organizations serving the people of the towns of Litchfield, Morris, Warren, and Goshen, in Litchfield County, Connecticut. Preference is given to organizations located in and serving the people of the town of Litchfield, Connecticut. Organizations serving the towns of Morris, Warren, or Goshen will also be…

Marjorie Moore Charitable Foundation

The Marjorie Moore Charitable Foundation was established in 1957 to support and promote quality educational, cultural, human services, environmental, and health care programming for underserved populations. The Moore Charitable Foundation specifically serves the people of Kensington and Berlin, Connecticut. Preference is given to organizations that provide human services or health care programming.

Melville Charitable Trust

The Melville Trust concentrates its efforts on finding and fighting the causes of homelessness. We support service and housing programs in Connecticut that can serve as models throughout the country. The Trust also funds educational, research and advocacy initiatives in Connecticut and on a national level.

Middlesex County Community Foundation

In 1997, community leaders from across Middlesex County established the Middlesex County Community Foundation dedicated to enhancing and improving the quality of life in the area. While some variation is possible because of funds available for grantmaking, the Focus Areas for past grants have included: the arts, education, the environment, heritage enhancement, human services, neighborhood enhancement, safer communities and women and girls. Competitive Gra…

Mr. & Mrs. William Foulds Family Foundation

The Mr. & Mrs. William Foulds Family Foundation was established in 1984 to support and promote quality educational, cultural, and recreational programming for underserved populations. Preference is given to charitable organizations that serve the people of Manchester, Connecticut. Areas of funding interest include Arts, Culture, & Humanities; Education; Human Services. The deadline for application to the Mr. & Mrs. William Foulds Family Foundat…

Naugatuck Savings Bank Foundation

The Naugatuck Savings Bank Foundation’s mission is to support programs and organizations that will contribute to the betterment of the communities of Ansonia, Cheshire, Middlebury, Naugatuck, Oxford, Prospect, Southbury, Waterbury, Watertown or Woodbury and geographically contiguous towns. Through its competitive program, the Foundation makes program and capital grants. Specifically, it seeks projects that will improve the quality of life for resident…

New Canaan Community Foundation

The New Canaan Community Foundation was founded in 1977 with the focus of supporting the human needs and charitable interests in New Canaan. The Foundation’s grant–making programs are made up of a number of Funds that make awards to support non–for–profit organizations that address important needs in our community and in communities important to our donors. Grant applications will be accepted only from organizations which are 501c (3…

New York Knicks Community Relations - NY, NJ, CT

Throughout the year, the New York Knicks receive thousands of requests from schools, not for profit organizations, foundations, faith based organizations, community groups and charity events. Requests can be made for tickets, player appearances and autographed Knicks memorabilia. The New York Knicks Community Relations department limits community donations and player appearance requests to organizations and charitable events in the Tri–State area (Ne…

NewAlliance Foundation

The mission of the NewAlliance Foundation is to provide financial support to not–for–profit, charitable organizations in the communities where NewAlliance Bank branches are located. The Foundation seeks to enhance economic vitality and to improve the quality of life for community residents. Funding priorities: Arts, Community Development, Health and Human Services, Youth and Education.

Newmans Own Foundation

The Newman’s Own Foundation is committed to incorporating Paul’s spirit, values, and personal style into our work. Historically, Paul Newman donated to a very broad class of charities in education, the environment, health, human services, community development, international causes, emergency campaigns, and arts and culture. These gifts were distributed widely throughout the United States and abroad. The Foundation does not restrict itself to a n…

Northeast Utilities - Environment - CT, MA, NH

NU’s Environmental Community Grant Program funds local community and grassroots environmental projects that are often overlooked by large grant programs. Grants between $250 and $1,000 are awarded in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Applications are reviewed by a team of NU employees. Applications are due by April 15 and October 15 of each year.

O'Grady Foundation

The O’Grady Foundation’s purpose is to promote and encourage support for the arts. Grants across a broad spectrum of artistic disciplines are made from investment income to qualifying recipients. The Foundation prefers to restrict its grantmaking to organizations in New York City and Fairfield County, and Connecticut. Exceptions to this policy may be made from time to time at the discretion of the Board of Trustees. The Foundation is primarily in…

Olga Sipolin Children's Fund

The Olga Sipolin Children’s Fund was established in 1998 to provide for the basic needs of underserved children. Preference is given to charitable organizations that have a direct impact on the social welfare of children through the provision of housing, clothing, food, medical care, or education.

Olivia's Organics Charitable Foundation - New England, NY, NJ, PA

The Olivia’s Organics Charitable Foundation was established in early 2006 as a way to invest in the lives of children. The Foundation seeks to give direct–service grants to organizations that work with children by providing services that have an immediate and tangible impact on their well–being. The foundation does not accept unsolicited grants, but instead chooses organizations with which it would like to partner for each quarter of the f…

Peoples Bank United Community Foundation - CT, ME, MA, NH, VT, NY

In 2007, People’s United Bank established the People’s United Community Foundation as the philanthropic arm of the bank. The People’s United Community Foundation targets its philanthropic efforts in the following areas: affordable housing, community development, and youth development. Geographical focus areas Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and in Westchester County, New York.

Perrin Family Foundation

The Perrin Family Foundation envisions mental and physical well–being for all children and young adults in Connecticut. Letter of Inquiry approval is required before application submission. Previous grantees can make a phone inquiry. Application deadlines: December 1, April 1, September 1.

Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation

The Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation was established in 1999 as a private family foundation with a commitment to enhancing the quality of life in its communities through grants to qualified charitable organizations. The Foundation has focused its support in eight sectors: Community Services, Danbury Area Projects, Education, Land Conservation, Medical Care, Global, Selected Projects and Discretionary. Deadline: February 28.

Petit Family Foundation

The Petit Family Foundation’s funds are given to foster the education of young people, especially women in the sciences; to improve the lives of those affected by chronic illnesses; and to support efforts to protect and help those affected by violence.

R. S. Gernon Trust

The R. S. Gernon Trust was established in 1975 to support and promote quality educational, human services, and health care programming for underserved populations. The Gernon Trust specifically serves the people of Norwich, Connecticut.

Red Ribbon Foundation - HIV/AIDS - Multiple States

The Red Ribbon Foundation raises money to fight AIDS through a large–scale music–oriented fundraiser held every two years. The proceeds of this event are then awarded as grants to organizations that demonstrate results as well as promising ideas for preventing the spread of AIDS and caring for those with the disease. RRF grants support prevention education programs for high–risk individuals, cutting–edge research to eradicate the di…

Richard Davoud Donchian Foundation - Northeastern United States

The Richard Davoud Donchian Foundation provides funds to nonprofit organizations whose programs result in the strengthening of the human spirit and the enhancement of personal integrity. The Foundation focuses its grant making in three key areas: Literacy & Education; Humanitarian Efforts and Ethics & Personal Development. The majority of the Richard Donchian Foundation’s grantmaking is focused in the northeastern United States, although, occa…

Rockfall Foundation

The Rockfall Foundation supports environmental education, conservation projects and planning initiatives in Middlesex County. Its mission is to be a catalyst working with other organizations to support relevant community services and enlightened means of natural resource conservation, preservation and development. One special focus of the grants program is projects that engage students in Kindergarten through 12th grade in meaningful environmental educatio…

Safeco - Hartford

Safeco realizes that the most vibrant and successful neighborhoods have three things in common: an economically strong foundation, the ability to protect that foundation, and a cohesiveness that makes them desirable places to live. Our funding priorities seek to build strength in each of these areas. We fund programs and organizations that play a role in: Building an economic foundation for strong neighborhoods, Helping neighborhoods flourish and thrive. S…

Savings Institute Financial Group Foundation

The Savings Institute Financial Group Foundation, Inc. was established in 2005 by SI Financial Group, Inc., the parent company of the Savings Institute Bank & Trust Co. in Willimantic , CT. It is the mission of the Foundation to provide funding to support charitable causes within the Bank’s market areas and its neighboring communities that are designed to improve the quality of life within those communities. Priorities for funding include communit…

SBM Charitable Foundation

The SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc., perpetuating the vision of the former Savings Bank of Manchester, is committed to bettering the lives of those who live and work predominantly East of the River in Hartford, Tolland, and Windham Counties. Priorities established for the Foundation’s giving are Health, Human Services, Education, Housing, and the Arts.

Shaws Supermarkets - MA, CT. RI

Since 1860, we at Shaw’s have understood that with the privilege of community membership comes responsibility. The responsibility to act in the best interest of the one another. To be both active and genuinely helpful where and when it’s most needed. Regional donations include those projects that impact more than one store location, and contributions – up to $500 – are determined by Shaw’s Market Area Directors. Contributions of…

Shumway Capital Foundation - Connecticut

The Shumway Capital Foundation targets poverty in Connecticut by investing in high–impact nonprofits that tackle our community’s most pressing challenges. We fund grant recipients that provide a variety of services to families in poverty such as training early child care providers, operating charter schools and providing financial literacy training.

Sovereign Bank Foundation - CT, DE, MA, MD, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI

The Sovereign Bank Foundation, (the Foundation) makes charitable contributions to 501(c)(3) non–profit organizations. Areas of funding interest include Community Investment and Economic Development, Youth & Education, Health & Human Services, Arts & Culture.

Stop & Shop Supermarket Company - CT, MA. RI, NH, NJ, NY

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company prides itself on being a good neighbor and supporting all the communities in which we operate. Our charitable initiatives, focusing on three major areas: hunger, combating childhood cancer, and children’s educational and support programs, have helped thousands of people of every background and lifestyle.

Swindells Charitable Foundation

The Swindells Charitable Foundation was established in 1933 to support and promote quality health and human services programming for underserved children and adults. The Swindells Charitable Foundation also makes grants to public charitable hospitals. Preference is given to organizations that serve sick or economically disadvantaged children or older adults. Special consideration is given to organizations that provide for the “basic human needs” of individ…

Tauck Foundation - CT, NY, WA

Founded in 1994, the Tauck Foundation is a private, family foundation that provides charitable grants to non–profit organizations. The foundation’s funding priorities are a reflection of the shared interests of family members, as well as of the mission and culture of Tauck World Discovery, the family travel business. The Tauck Foundation currently focuses its giving in three areas: Youth Funding, Community Giving, Discretionary Giving. Since 200…

Thomas J. Atkins Memorial Trust Fund

The Thomas J. Atkins Memorial Trust Fund was established in 1946 to support and promote quality educational, human services, and health care programming for underserved populations. The Atkins Memorial Trust Fund specifically serves the people of Middlesex County, Connecticut. Preference is given to organizations serving the people of Middletown, Connecticut. Organizations serving the people of Middlesex County will also be considered. The deadline for app…

Tow Foundation

The Tow Foundation envisions a society where all people have the opportunity to enjoy a high quality of life and have a voice in their community. We strive for this by supporting and influencing nonprofit organizations and the systems that affect them to help vulnerable populations and individuals to become positive contributors to society for the benefit of themselves and others. The foundation is currently committed to supporting programs and services in…

Travelers Foundation

Travelers and the Travelers Foundation primarily support education initiatives in Travelers’ key cities of St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minn. and Hartford, Conn. and in select cities nationally. Travelers also accepts a limited number of proposals for Community Development and Arts & Culture initiatives. Main focus area: Education, Community Development.

Valley Community Foundation

The Valley Community Foundation (VCF) was established in 2004 to serve Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour and Shelton. Since then, we have dedicated ourselves to making the Naugatuck Valley a better place to live and work, both now and in the future.

Wachovia Foundation

The Wachovia Foundation is a private foundation that is funded annually by Wachovia Corporation. We provide grants to eligible 501(c)(3) tax–exempt organizations in two primary and two secondary focus areas. Primary Focus Areas: Education, Community Development. Secondary Focus Areas: Health and Human Services, Arts and Culture. Geographical areas: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Yor…

Waterford Group Charitable Foundation

The Waterford Group Charitable Foundation is a private foundation that seeks to support the communities in which we live and work. Our mission is to improve the quality of life of others through monetary and gift–in–kind donations. These donations are provided to non–profit organizations that support health and well–being, youths, arts and cultural activities, and other various community initiatives.

William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund

The William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund works collaboratively to improve education for Connecticut’s children by supporting school change, informing the public debate on educational issues, and strengthening the involvement of parents and the community in education.

Xerox Foundation

The management of Xerox continues to be committed to a policy of community investments. We will continue to assist a variety of social, civic and cultural organizations that provide broad–based programs and services in cities where our employees work and live. We also remain committed to a program of grants to colleges and universities to prepare qualified men and women for careers in business, science, government, and general education. Also to furt…