Grant Opportunities


United Way of Western Connecticut is currently accepting the Request for Proposal (RFP) for the 2015-2017 City of Danbury Social Service Grant. This is a two year grant, for the fiscal years of July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2017. Agencies that apply through this process must serve residents of Danbury.

Agencies must complete and submit the RFP by Noon on Wednesday, March 18th in order to be considered. Proposals will be reviewed and evaluated by local volunteers based on the criteria listed below. All funding is zero –based and is not guaranteed for agencies that were funded last year.

The City of Danbury will consider RFP’s for the following focus areas:

Education – helping children, youth and their families achieve their potential
Health – promoting health and wellness
Income – promoting financial stability and self-sufficiency


Following are the documents related to this grant:
2015-17 City of Danbury Grant Application Invitation
2015-17 City of Danbury RFP Instructions
2015-17 City of Danbury RFP
2015-17 City of Danbury Demographics & Grants Information Page
City of Danbury – Anti Terrorism form
City of Danbury – Non - Discrimination form

For questions regarding City of Danbury grants, please contact Melissa Hannequin at or 203-297-6307.


United Way Health Grants:

United Way of Western Connecticut is no longer accepting Request for Proposals (RFPs) for the 2015-2018 Community Impact Health Grant.
If you have any questions about opportunities to apply for future grants, please contact the staff member listed in the community that you serve.



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If you have questions about an existing grant, please contact:


Northern Fairfield County
Karen Mello
Director of Community Impact
85 West Street
Danbury, CT 06810


Southern Litchfield County
Kathy Thomas
Community Impact Coordinator
24 Bank Street, P.O. Box 29
New Milford, CT 06776


City of Stamford
Nicole Granskog
Community Impact Coordinator
1150 Summer Street
Stamford, CT 06905


2015-16 Corporate Sponsors