In 2019, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving established a $100,000 Greater Together Community Fund for the Town of Enfield. In 2022, the Foundation added $50,000 to the Enfield Greater Together Community Fund to continue to support community needs. 

Open Call for Applications - DEADLINE: March 31, 2024

The Enfield Greater Together Community Fund Advisory Committee has announced an open call for applications. The goal is to award grants that will support programs addressing the needs of the Enfield community.


  • Improve the participation of existing programs
  • Develop enhancements to existing programs
  • Encourage the creation of innovative new programs


  • Funding must benefit the community of Enfield.
  • Organizations must be exempt under 501(c)(3).
    • (509(a)(3) charities and private foundations are not eligible.)
  • Organizations that are not classified as 501(c)(3) may use a fiscal sponsor.
  • Towns may serve as a fiscal sponsor.
  • Organizations not typically eligible
    • Sectarian or religious programs


  • The maximum grant award is $5,000 (minimum $250).
  • A final report will be required upon completion of the project.
  • The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2024.


complete the online application

*Please note the application cannot be saved once started. 

complete budget form

Please download and complete required budget form and email to: 


  • Applications will be reviewed by the Enfield Greater Together Community Fund Advisory Committee.
  • Each applicant will be interviewed by the members of the Committee.
  • The Committee will evaluate the applications based on the Goals and Objectives.
  • Enfield Greater Together Community Fund 2024 Grant Award Announcements will be made in May 2024.

The Request for Applications [RFP] announcement can be downloaded here

Questions? Please contact us at if you have any questions about eligibility, guidelines or the application process.

Call for Advisory Committee Members

The Enfield Greater Together Community Fund Advisory Committee is seeking members who will help us maintain a diverse, inclusive membership reflective of Enfield’s demographics. All Enfield residents (who do not hold a Town elected position) are eligible to apply including students or young adults ages 14+.

An advisory committee of Enfield residents plays a lead role in deciding how Enfield’s Greater Together Community Funds will be used. The meetings are on the second Thursday of each month. This advisory committee will identify community needs and design a grant making process aimed to ensure that the community funds can have the greatest impact for the benefit of town residents. Please consider joining this exciting committee.

To apply, please complete the online application HEREOR download and complete the application and email to

Should you have any questions, please email

Download the application

Enfield Greater Together Community Fund Announces Inaugural Grant Awards

In August 2023, the Enfield Greater Together Community Fund made inaugural grants to the following organizations:

Asnuntuck Community College Foundation ($2,000) – to support the Launch Your Leadership Journey program

Enfield People for People ($4,500) – to support outreach and engagement center operations

Network Against Domestic Abuse of North Central CT ($3,500) – to support its LGBTQIA initiative

Nutmeg Senior Rides ($2,000) – to support its volunteer recruitment project

Operation Fuel ($3,000) – to provide energy assistance for Enfield residents

Ujima African American Alliance ($1,250) – to support the mental health awareness program

UR Community Cares ($4,500) – to support the Enfield Community Cares project

The Enfield Greater Together Community Fund Committee thanks all of the groups that submitted project funding requests this cycle; we look forward to assisting with many more worthwhile projects in the future that will enhance the lives of our Enfield residents.

Advisory Committee Members

The role of the Advisory Committee is to design and lead an inclusive process to identify the needs in your community, and design a grantmaking process aimed to ensure that the Greater Together Community Funds can have the greatest impact for the benefit of town residents.

The Advisory Committee members for your town are:

Jennifer Bruyette, Darren Ketchale, Wendy Osada, Karyn Swanson, and Laura Vella    

Click here to read the Advisory Committee Conflict of Interest Policy.
For more information about the Advisory Committee, please review the FAQ.

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