HFPG Open Call for Proposals: Juvenile Justice Deadline: September 6

Monday, July 22, 2019

HARTFORD, CT -- The Catalyst Endowment Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is pleased to announce a competitive grant opportunity offering a total of up to $58,000 for one year to one or more eligible nonprofits proposing projects to improve outcomes on juvenile justice.

The Catalyst Endowment Fund is a giving circle of generous, civic-minded donors from the Greater Hartford area. This is an open call for applications from nonprofits serving Greater Hartford.

Criteria for consideration:

  • Organizations should have experience working with and an ability to connect with juveniles at high risk of entering or who have been impacted by the juvenile justice system.
  • To address the particular goal of the Catalyst Endowment Fund, your proposal should show how your project will be catalytic within the community you serve.
  • Organizations are strongly encouraged to collaborate with other entities to achieve more effective outcomes and/or to leverage additional dollars.

Applicants are requested to complete the online grant application by September 6, 2019. The proposal requirements and application process are further detailed here: https://www.hfpg.org/files/6015/6380/6051/Request_for_Proposals_2019_final.pdf

We ask all organizations to consider if this application process is of interest to their organization and we invite you to contact us, as needed, to find out more as you weigh whether or not to apply.

Information session: An optional information session will be held on August 7 at 11:00 a.m. at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to answer any questions that potential applicants may have. Please RSVP at http://www.hfpg.org/events using the code AUG7. You may also call in to the information session if you are not able to attend, or feel free to direct questions to us at any time.

Questions can be directed to Megan Burke, mburke@hfpg.org, 860-548-1888 ext. 1012; or Betty Ann Grady, bgrady@hfpg.org, 860-548-1888 ext. 1055.

Any technical questions regarding completing the online application should be directed to Grants Administration, grantsadministration@hfpg.org, 860-548-1888.