FS-Funding Sources

Aetna Foundation

The Aetna Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of our 2016 Cultivating Healthy Communities grant program. We recognize that health is local: it begins in our homes, schools, jobs, and neighborhoods. By creating more chances to make healthy choices in these places, we can empower whole communities to lead healthier lives.
With this RFP, we seek to fund programs that will increase opportunities for health in underserved, low-income communities. We’re focusing on five target areas:

Healthy Behaviors
Community Safety
Built Environment
Social/Economic Factors
Environmental […]

NewAlliance Bank


This New Haven-based foundation provides support to the non-profit community in four key areas, including Community Development, and targets “food security for all” as one of many funding priorities designed to support community stability. Fifteen CRCOG towns fall within its funding jurisdiction. The deadline for submitting applications in 2016 is July 1st. For application guidelines, visit www.newalliancefoundation.org.

Bank of American Charitable Foundation

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation is offering grants for nonprofits working to address issues pertaining to hunger and basic human needs in their communities, with an emphasis on the delivery of integrated services. Funding priorities include: hunger relief; feeding the hungry and food access.
The application period for grants focusing on Hunger Relief is open from July 18 through August 5, 2016. To learn more about the Bank of America Charitable Foundation program, visit the Foundation’s webpage. To […]

Partners for Places

Partners for Places, a collaborative effort of the Funders’ Network and the Urban Sustainability Directors Network, is a successful matching grant program that improves U.S. and Canadian communities by building partnerships between local government sustainability leaders and place—based foundations. National funders invest in local projects developed through these partnerships to promote a healthy environment, a strong economy and well—being for all residents. Past awards have supported energy efficiency challenges, urban agriculture projects, efforts to increase active transportation and food system […]