Grant Applications and Deadlines

See below for the schedule of funding opportunities. To start an application, click on the “apply” link, which will bring you to the Foundation’s online grant portal. The Foundation will open up the grant round 90 days before a deadline.

Grant Area Application Deadline(s)

Building Equitable Opportunity

Apply February 15, 2021
Health and Environmental Justice Apply February 15, 2021
Older Adults
  • Grants over $3,000
  • Mini-grants (up to $3,000)
  • Town Conversations on Aging
Apply February 15, 2021
Strengthening Nonprofits Grants Apply February 15, 2021
Grassroots Leadership Available January 2021 Rolling
Arts and Culture Apply February 15, 2021

Special grant opportunities:

Grant Area Application Deadline(s)

Herbst Fund for Eye Research

Apply February 15, 2021
Saunders Fund for the Sick and Infirm of Naugatuck Apply February 15, 2021
Southbury Community Trust Fund Apply February 15, 2021
Whittemore Travel Scholarship Fund for Youth Apply February 15, 2021

Women’s Funds

  • Women’s Fund
  • Lois Livingston McMillen Memorial Fund
Apply February 15, 2021
Women’s Giving Circle Available April 2021 May 2021

Please contact us with questions about your grant proposal or our grant application process.