Periodically, the Hartford Foundation issues a call for proposals from nonprofits serving Greater Hartford to contribute to advancing our strategic priorities in specific ways.

Below is a list of currently available RFPs and grant opportunities.

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Norma and Natale Sestero Fund

Application Deadline:
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 11:59pm

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for grants from the Norma and Natale Sestero Fund. We project that grants ranging from $1,000 to $50,000 will be awarded, depending upon the size and maturation of the agency and the scope of work to be performed through the proposed project. Norma and Natale Sestero were longtime residents of Glastonbury. Through their charitable remainder trusts, the Norma and Natale Sestero Fund was established to support organizations that benefit people and institutions from the Town of Glastonbury in the areas of culture, health, education, social welfare and the environment (including town beautification and preservation of heritage).

Read the Request for Proposals to learn more.

To apply, please click the below button and use access code: Stero21

Community Education on Housing Segregation

Application Deadline:
Friday, December 31, 2021 (rolling deadline)

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is pleased to announce a competitive grant opportunity designed to engage, educate and organize Greater Hartford residents on issues of housing segregation and pathways to more inclusive housing development in both urban and suburban communities. 

More detailed information on the opportunity can be found in the Request for Proposals.

Grants will be announced on a rolling basis within six weeks of submission.

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