We strive to foster a greater region-wide understanding of – and to promote action on – the relationship between the health of our natural world and the health and well-being of our residents. For 2021, the Foundation will consider environmental grants that benefit any of the 42 towns in our region.

Priority will be given to programs that:

What we will fund

These grants must be for the benefit of the residents of the 42 towns in our region, which includes the towns of Ashford, Bozrah, Brooklyn, Canterbury, Chaplin, Colchester, Columbia, Coventry, Eastford, East Lyme, Franklin, Griswold, Groton, Hampton, Killingly, Lebanon, Ledyard, Lisbon, Lyme, Mansfield, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Old Lyme, Plainfield, Pomfret, Preston, Putnam, Salem, Scotland, Sprague, Stafford, Sterling, Stonington, Thompson, Union, Voluntown, Waterford, Willington, Windham and Woodstock.

Preference is given to programs that are:

We will also consider:

Contact Jennifer O’Brien, Program Director, at JennOB@cfect.org or 860-442-3572 with questions or to discuss a proposal.

Eligible applicants may submit grant requests of $10,000-50,000.

Please review our General Eligibility Criteria for Grants

Deadlines and notifications