Nonprofit Staff

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Year-End Critical Needs Grants Now Available

TORRINGTON, CT -- The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has allocated a minimum of $55,000 to distribute to public charities and faith-based organizations in its 20-town service area* for year-end critical-needs grants. More may be available based on need. Grants are made possible through the Draper Foundation Fund and the Marion Wm. & Alice Edwards Fund. Apply by October 12, 2018.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
CT Philanthropy Digest - August 2018

The AUGUST 2018 DIGEST includes feature headlines: New Dashboard Shows CT Foundation Data; Could Connecticut Be the 1st State to End Youth Homelessness?; Survey Reveals Hurricane Evacuees in Connecticut Need Access to Basic Necessities; Berkshire Taconic Launches ACloserLook.Net; Foundations Provide Capacity Building, Learning for Nonprofits; Investing in Equity in the Nonprofit Workforce; The Prosperity Foundation Kicks Off Inaugural #GIVEBLACKCT Day of Giving; AND regular topics -- POLICY UPDATE; PHILANTHROPY NEWS LINKS; SCHOLARSHIP NEWS LINKS; GRANTS & RFPS; EVENTS & OTHER OPPORTUNITIES; PEOPLE and JOBS IN PHILANTHROPY!

Monday, August 20, 2018
New Funding for Critically Conscious Youth Development

NEW HAVEN, CT --The  Perrin Family Foundation has launched the Critically Conscious Youth Development (CCYD) grant program. PFF developed this multi-year grant making and capacity building opportunity with the intention of sharing a framework that introduces a new lens for youth development programs, focused on centering identity, lived experience, and political education as a core competency.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Get Out the Vote: Fairfield County’s Community Foundation Is Accepting Applications for a new civic engagement grants program

NORWALK, CT -- Fairfield County's Community Foundation's new, nonpartisan initiative is designed to fund efforts to increase voter registration and information access for all County residents, particularly those who are historically disenfranchised. FCCF’s Get Out the Vote (GOTV) program offers support to nonprofits to boost local efforts to engage underrepresented voters in Fairfield County. Applications due by July 27, 2018.