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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Access Grants (Second Round)

Application Deadline:
Sunday, August 15, 2021

As part of our mission, the Hartford Foundation is taking significant steps to dismantle structural and systemic racism and achieve equity in social and economic mobility in Greater Hartford's Black and Latinx communities. 

To advance this overarching vision, we created Access Grants. Nonprofits and community organizations with ideas to advance this vision are encouraged to learn more and submit a proposal.

There will be two rounds of Access Grants made in 2021. Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis, with Foundation review of applications received by May 15, for awards on June 30, and by August 15, for awards on September 30. Applications received by “closing dates” will be considered in that round. Unsuccessful applications will be held for consideration in future rounds.

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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