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

Available August 2021

February 15, 2021
October 15, 2021

Health and Environmental Justice Available August 2021 February 15, 2021
October 15, 2021

Older Adults

  • Grants over $3,000
  • Mini-grants (up to $3,000)
  • Town Conversations on Aging
Available August 2021 February 15, 2021
October 15, 2021
Strengthening Nonprofits Grants Available August 2021

February 15, 2021
October 15, 2021

Grassroots Leadership Apply Rolling
Arts and Culture

Available December
2021

February 2022

Special grant opportunities:

Grant Area Application Deadline(s)

Herbst Fund for Eye Research

Available August 2021 February 15, 2021
Saunders Fund for the Sick and Infirm of Naugatuck Available December
2021
February 2022
Southbury Community Trust Fund Available August 2021 February 15, 2021
October 15, 2021
Whittemore Travel Scholarship Fund for Youth Apply February 15, 2021

Women’s Funds

  • Women’s Fund
  • Lois Livingston McMillen Memorial Fund
Available December
2021
February 2022
Women’s Giving Circle Apply May 3, 2021

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