Grants from the Southbury Community Trust Fund have made it possible for Connecticut Food Bank’s mobile pantry to deliver fresh fruits, vegetables and groceries to Southbury residents. Photo courtesy of Connecticut Food Bank.
Purpose of Grants
Made possible through the Southbury Community Trust Fund, grants provide support for a variety of programs that benefit Southbury residents. Priority is given to proposals that demonstrate collaboration and strong partnerships.
Social and Community Services: Support Southbury residents by providing access to basic needs, transportation, and affordable housing.
Wellness and Health Education: Promote a healthy, vibrant community by encouraging access to prevention programs, fitness, and access to care for all ages.
Enhancement of Youth Development: Foster positive identity, strong values, social competencies, commitment to learning, community service, empowerment, leadership, and resilience for Southbury youth.
Aging and Livable Communities: Develop and promote programs that enable older adults to age in place successfully. May include: connecting older adults with benefits and services; reaching people who are underserved; home maintenance, chore, and home safety programs; and building age-friendly communities.
Arts and Culture: Promote access to performing arts and fine arts programs for community enrichment.
Environmental Awareness: Encourage the preservation, protection, and conservation of land, water, and wildlife.
Cultural Heritage: Support Southbury’s tangible cultural heritage and town history.
Town of Southbury grant proposals are accepted twice annually.