The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has established a $100,000 Greater Together Community Fund for the Town of Simsbury.

The purpose of the Greater Together Community Funds is to:

  • support the community in taking ownership around the needs in their towns
  • encourage broad and inclusive civic engagement and
  • anchor the Hartford Foundation in each town.

Now Accepting Applications for Funding

The Simsbury Greater Together Community Fund is now accepting applications for funding. To apply, please download and complete the application and email to

Download the application

The deadline for applications is Friday, June 30. 

Simsbury Greater Together Community Fund Announces Inaugural Grant Awards

In October 2021, the Simsbury Greater Together Community Fund made inaugural grants the following organizations:

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 Committe members for your town are:

Greg DeFransesco, Sarah Murphy, Shiamala Palaniyandy, Christine Peterson, Dane Peterson, Laurie Shinaman, Craig Thompson, Abigail Wilson, Benjamin Zeronsa

Click here to read the Advisory Committee Conflict of Interest Policy.

For questions, contact the committee at

For media inquiries, please contact Chris Senecal at