In 2019, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving established $100,000 Greater Together Community Funds for each of the 29 towns in the Foundation’s region, which includes the town of Suffield.

The purpose of the Greater Together Community Funds program is to:

  • support the community in taking ownership around the needs in their towns
  • encourage broad and inclusive civic engagement
  • anchor the Hartford Foundation in Suffield and 28 other towns in the region

Grant Applications

The Suffield Greater Together Community Fund Advisory Committee is not accepting grant applications at this time.


  • Funding must benefit residents of Suffield.
  • Organizations must be exempt under 501(c)(3).
  • Organizations that are not classified as 501(c)(3) may use a fiscal sponsor.


  • The maximum grant award is $5,000 (minimum $250).
  • Deadline for submissions is April 15, 2024.
  • The award day will be in June 2024.
  • A final report will be required upon completion of the project.

A grant reporting form is available here for awarded organizations to report on the use of their funds. 

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

Suffield Greater Together Community Fund Grant Awardees

The Suffield Greater Together Community Fund has awarded grants in its most recent grant cycle totaling $22,811.00 to six different groups that support the Suffield community. The grant recipients, and the projects the funds will support, are:

April 2023 Grant Awards
August 2021 Grant awards

A grant reporting form for awarded grantees is available for download and completion here. Please email the completed report to

Advisory Committee Members

Suffield's inaugural advisory committee designed and led an inclusive process to identify the needs in your community. The committee then designed and led a grantmaking process aimed to ensure that the Greater Together Community Funds have the greatest impact for the benefit of town residents. The current Advisory Committee is continuing this mission and periodically seeks new members.

The current Advisory Committee members for Suffield are:

Alice Arden, Animesh Chandra, Louann D’Angelo, Richard Deenihan, Ann Franczyk, Maria Norman, Carol Sue Scott, Fred Sweitzer, and Christina Vega

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

For media inquiries, please contact Chris Senecal, Senior Public Policy and Media Relations Officer at or Advisory Committee chairperson Maria Norman at