Connecticut Health and Environmental Justice Grants
203.753.1315, Ext. 114
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 (BIPOC)
- 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 rural communities
- 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 communities
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.
Award amounts are not stated. Past grants have ranged between $5,000 - $76,000.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.