2023 Southbury Community Trust Fund – Connecticut
Connecticut Community Foundation
October 16, 2023
For-profit organizations other than small businesses, Nonprofits
The Southbury Community Trust Fund, grants provide support for a variety of programs that benefit Southbury residents.
Donor Name: Connecticut Community Foundation
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: $1,000-$15,000
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.
Encourage the preservation, protection, and conservation of land, water, and wildlife.
Support Southbury’s tangible cultural heritage and town history.
The average amount is between $5,000 and $15,000.
In order to apply for funding, an organization must:
Be a not-for-profit organization recognized under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or a municipal entity seeking a grant for public purposes. Organizations may also have a nonprofit fiscal sponsor, if they do not have their own nonprofit status.
Have a board, representative of the community, of which a majority is neither employees nor relatives of employees.
Possess a Nonprofit Registration to Solicit Funds (or exemption, if appropriate) from the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection. This registration must be renewed annually.
For more information, visit Connecticut Community Foundation.