Connecticut Health and Environmental Justice Grants
Connecticut Community Foundation
The Connecticut Community Foundation provides grants for
projects in Connecticut that focus on health,
environmental justice, and disparities in health outcomes
based on geographic location.
Activities that are supported include:
- Collaborations that improve access to basic needs
(such as food and housing) and to preventative healthcare
especially for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color
- Evidence-based prevention and chronic disease
management programs for diabetes, obesity, tobacco use,
asthma, mental health first aid, and falls
- Housing advocacy efforts that address high eviction
rates, safe housing (lead abatement), and affordability
- Expanding access to behavioral health and substance
abuse interventions, especially in multi-lingual and
- System improvements that support increased access to
medical and behavioral health services (such as
transportation and telehealth)
- Efforts to advocate for environmental justice and
work toward reducing environmental disparities across
Eligible applicants in Connecticut include 501(c)(3)
nonprofit organizations, organizations with a nonprofit
fiscal sponsor, and municipal entities seeking a grant
for public purposes.
Applicants should have a Board of Directors that is
representative of the community it serves and which a
majority is neither employees nor relatives of employees.
Amount of funding
Award amounts are not stated. Past grants have ranged
between $5,000 - $76,000.
Access · American Indian or Alaska Native · Asian · Behavioral health · Black or African American · Chronic respiratory conditions · Diabetes · Environmental health · Food security and nutrition · Health disparities · Hispanic or Latino · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Limited English proficient · Mental health · Obesity and weight control · Population health · Substance use and misuse · Telehealth · Tobacco use · Transportation · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Connecticut
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