ANNUAL MEETING June 18, 2018, 5:30 PM
On the above date we will hold our annual business meeting for fiscal year 2017 at Whitneyville Cultural Commons, 1253 Whitney Avenue, Hamden CT, 06517. We plan to have a public presentation this fall. The public may contact us with any concerns that they would like the Board of Directors to address by emailing email@example.com. The public may also attend our yearly business meeting and/or yearly public presentation this fall.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2018 GRANT AWARDEES
SOLAR YOUTH, West Rock Neighborhood Steward Initiative, $8,000
BRADLEY STREET BIKE CO-OP, Bicycle Recycling Program, $8,340
NEW HAVEN ECOLOGY PROJECT, Schoolyards Resource Center, $10,000
DATA HAVEN, Collection of New Neighborhood Level Data, $9,000 with $5,000
from PSEG Community Benefit Agreement with the City of New Haven
NEW HAVEN LAND TRUST-SCHOONER, Youth Summer Program, $10,000
FRIENDS OF EDGEWOOD PARK, Woodland Restoration using Goats, $10,000
BIKE MONTH 2018, $6,000.
This year was very competitive for our applicants. We realized that we needed more money to try to meet the community's need so we dipped into our rainy day fund reserve to help meet the demand. Even so, several very good proposals did not get grant awards because we lacked sufficient funds.
2018 grant applications are now closed
WE RECEIVED 15 PROPOSALS FROM OUR PARTNERS TO FUND PROJECTS IN OUR COMMUNITY!
THANK YOU TO ALL OF YOU THAT APPLIED.
The total amount of money requested was $120,870. Our budgeted amount to cover these grants was $46,000. With help from our rainy day reserve fund we awarded a total of $61,340.
We will continue to support microgrants. Click Micro Grants for more information.
We will continue to support Sponsorships, please sent request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Both Micro Grants and Sponsorships are for amounts up to $1,000.
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Our endowment is currently a little over $1 million, which means our annual grant budget is roughly $50,000. We're an all-volunteer organization, which is why we're able to make the most of the annual distribution from our endowment.
Check out our Recent Grant PRojects!
We helped fund Common Ground's Sustainable Design Class in 2016
View their videos here:
Bioswale diverts stormwater runoff to keep it from polluting our rivers and harbor
Connecticut Fund for the Environment
New Haven Bike Month
View their video of Let's Bike New Haven
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