Grant Opportunities

CURRENT GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

EDUCATION COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANTS:

We are now accepting Requests for Proposals for programs aligned to our Education Impact Area.  Proposals are due by 12 p.m. on February 19, 2014. 

Education programs focus on the educational attainment of children birth-career and may include parent education programs.  Please note that most adult education programs fall under UWWC’s Income Impact Area.  The outcomes for Education are:

  • All children live in safe and nurturing environments (ex. parenting education, skill, and referral programs)
  • All children enter kindergarten with the skills needed to succeed (early childhood education and literacy programs)
  • All children develop the skills necessary for high school graduation and lifelong learning toward career opportunities that lead them to financial independence.(ex. mentoring, tutoring, after school, academic enrichment programs)

For more information on program alignment, please review Education Logic Model.  To obtain RFP materials and for more information, please contact Jennifer Hallissey at jennifer.hallissey@uwwesternct.org or (203) 883-6703.
 

CITY OF DANBURY SOCIAL SERVICE GRANTS:

United Way of Western CT is currently accepting the Request for Proposal (RFP) for the 2014-2015 City of Danbury Social Service Grant. This is a one year grant, for the fiscal year of July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015. Agencies are funded by the City of Danbury and must serve residents of Danbury.

Agencies must complete and submit the RFP by Noon on Friday, March 14, 2014 in order to be considered through the process. 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.

Community Impact Areas:

Once again, 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:

For questions regarding City of Danbury grants, please contact Karen Mello at karen.mello@uwwesternct.org or (203) 297-6687.

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CONTACTS

 

EDUCATION GRANTS

Jennifer Hallissey
VP Education
1150 Summer Street, 2nd Floor
Stamford, CT 06905
jennifer.hallissey@uwwesternct.org
Phone: (203) 883-6703

 

HEALTH GRANTS

Alecia Andrews
VP Health
85 West Street
Danbury, CT 06810
alecia.andrews@uwwesternct.org
Phone: (203) 297-6715

 

INCOME GRANTS

Karen Mello
Director of Financial Stability
85 West Street
Danbury, CT 06810
karen.mello@uwwesternct.org
Phone: (203) 297-6687
 

GRANTS FOR SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD COUNTY

Kathy Thomas
Community Impact Coordinator
21 Main Street-P.O. Box 29
New Milford, CT 06776
kathy.thomas@uwwesternct.org
Phone: (860) 354-8800