Year-end Critical Needs Grants Available: Apply Now

The Community Foundation has allocated up to $60,000 to distribute to public charities and faith-based organizations in its 20-town service area* for year-end critical-needs grants. Grants are made possible through the Draper Foundation Fund, and the Marion Wm. & Alice Edwards Fund, and through gifts made by an anonymous local donor family.

The Community Foundation of is accepting applications for year-end critical-needs grants for local organizations serving some of the area’s most economically distressed residents and providing the most basic of necessities—food, warm clothing, fuel assistance and shelter.

Applications are due by midnight on October 13, 2017. Grants will be awarded in December 2017.

Apply for a Year-end Critical Needs Grants

*Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Canaan (Falls Village), Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, Warren, Washington, and Winsted.

Contact your Community Foundation staff at: (860) 626-1245 to discuss your charitable giving options and goals.