Community Grant Award

About the Award: 

Each year the Junior League of Greenwich awards up to $5,000 to a community organization based in Fairfield County to provide financial support for a  need in the Greenwich community that is not being met by current Junior League projects or programs.  The grant is intended to fund new initiatives or expand programs relating to community needs, rather than subsidize existing programs. This grant will be presented in the Spring of 2021.

A list of current projects can be found here: JLG Project List
The aggregate amount awarded will be up to $5,000.

ELIGIBILITY:
Any Fairfield County based tax-exempt organization

CRITERIA:
The organization should promote voluntarism and provide training and/or education for the Greenwich community

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Submission of the Grant Request Form: CLICK HERE
2. Most recent audited financial report
3. IRS Tax Exempt Determination Letter
4. Current year’s budget
5. Annual Report (if available)

DEADLINE: JANUARY 4, 2021

If you have any questions regarding the JLG’s grant process, please contact the JLG office at (203) 869-1979 or email at jlg@jlgreenwich.org 


Congratulations to the 2020 Community Grant Award Recipient

 Girls with Impact Inc.

                    

Last year, the Junior League of Greenwich presented the entirety of our $5,000 Community Grant Award to Girls with Impact Inc. Our grant helped 18 high school girls from a low to moderate income background in the Greenwich area participate in a 5-day summer camp program which provides age appropriate activities matching the curriculum of Girls With Impact Academy program. Girls With Impact Inc, is an organization whose mission is to equip girls with the business and leadership skills required of today’s workforce, thereby increasing their college and career successes, financial literacy, and economic impact.

 

If you have any questions regarding the JLG’s grant process, please contact the JLG office at (203) 869-1979 or email at jlg@jlgreenwich.org 

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