Fairfield County’s Community Foundation Grant Program – US
The Fairfield County’s Community Foundation is offering grants for all Fairfield County students graduate with a high school degree and are prepared for:
New Call to support Income-Generating Initiatives (Select Countries). Deadline to apply: 15 Aug 2021
Micro-projects Grants to promote the Social Impact of Sport in Africa. Deadline to apply: 1 Sep 2021
This US-based Foundation will fund small organizations that provide social assistance all around the world. Deadline to apply: 30 Sep 2021
NGO Grants to promote and protect Child Rights. Deadline to apply: 15 Aug 2021
Funding for Projects promoting Youth Mental Health & Wellness (Select Countries). Deadline to apply: 11 Aug 2021
Support for Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Projects (Europe). Deadline to apply: 30 Nov 2021
Grants for Latin America in the areas of Education, Business, Tourism and Culture. Deadline to apply: 10 Sep 2021
3-year Pilot Grant-making Program to assist Small and New NGOs. Deadline to apply: 15 August 2021
An Opportunity for NGOs engaged in eradicating Child Labour, Forced Labour, and Human Trafficking. Deadline to apply: 15 August 2021
Grants for Researchers working in the Arts, Humanities, or Social Sciences + Fully-funded to the US. Deadline to apply: 1 October 2021
Open Call for Young Leaders advancing SRHR. Deadline to apply: 15 July 2021
Human Rights Initiative for supporting Women ($20,000 Grants). Deadline to apply: 1 September 2021
Top Dutch Donors that fund internationally to improve livelihoods in communities
One-time Microgrant for NGO Projects that generate Social Impact. Deadline to apply: 30 June 2021
$15,000-$25,000 Funding for Women and Children living in Extreme Poverty. Deadline to apply: 31 July 2021
Community Impact Strategies
Increase out-of-school time opportunities for students
Reduce chronic absenteeism
Improve life skills
Increase opportunities for career exploration, internships, and summer employment
Connect target populations to wraparound supportive services
Headline Population Indicators
% of 16-19 year olds not in school or
employed in Fairfield County
% of students with a high school diploma or equivalent
Prospective grantees must meet the following additional eligibility criteria:
The Foundation will not consider requests from an organization that has an open competitive grant with the Foundation (meaning you have not submitted a final report).
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation will not consider requests to support religious or political causes, or to organizations organized for religious or political purposes.
They will consider requests from charitable organizations that are tax exempt under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 501(c)(3) organization and public charities under IRS Section 509 (a). Organizations operating under a fiscal sponsor with tax exempt status under IRS Section 501(c)(3) may also be considered.
They will only consider requests from organizations located within Fairfield County or that directly benefit residents of Fairfield County.
They do not consider requests for capital campaigns or capital projects.
They will not consider requests for any of the following:
open space purchase
for-profit, parochial, charter, private, or individual public schools
or nonprofit endowment
They will not consider requests for a specific individual.
For more information, visit https://fccfoundation.org/our-grants/apply-grant/