Economic Vitality

Economic Vitality

The Foundation’s grant to Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury supports the development of quality affordable housing and rentals in Waterbury through their Adams Street Redevelopment Project. Thirty to 75 units will be created for single individuals and small families, potentially creating housing for 30-120+ people. Learn more


To build pathways from poverty to prosperity for individuals and families in our communities, and to build diverse and robust neighborhood, city and regional economies.


Grant Guidelines and Deadlines

Economic vitality grant proposals are accepted once annually. 

Possible Projects

Efforts to strengthen the “safety net” of supportive services to ensure the basic well-being of residents (access to food, shelter, etc.)

Programs that substantially build the long-term assets and economic resiliency of residents (such as financial literacy and planning, job and skills training)

Planning and development of infrastructure essential to economic growth (such as improving systems of housing, workforce development, transportation)

Josh Carey
For more information, please contact:
Josh Carey, Director of Grants Management, | 203.753.1315, x108