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About the Northeast Area Women & Girls Fund Grants

Empowering women and girls across Eastern Connecticut.

Read more about the history of our Women & Girls Funds

Grant Limits & Criteria

  • Eligible applicants may submit grant requests of up to $5,000.
  • Please review our General Eligibility Criteria for Grants
  • Grants must be for the benefit of women and girls in Brooklyn, Canterbury, Eastford, Hampton, Killingly, Plainfield, Pomfret, Putnam, Sterling, Thompson and Woodstock.
  • We recommend that all grantseekers speak with Deb Battit, program officer, before beginning a Grant Application. You can reach her at or 860-442-3572.

Our Decision-Making Process

Our grantmaking priorities reflect the challenges identified in The Status of Women and Girls in Eastern Connecticut to advance the equity and wellbeing of women and girls by:

  • Empowering women and girls to make positive decisions
  • Promoting healthy relationships and preventing domestic violence
  • Advancing family economic security
  • Supporting access to women's health, mental health and reproductive health services
  • Supporting public policy, advocacy and leadership to promote equity

Additional preference is given to programs that demonstrate collaboration among service providers.

Deadlines To Note

  • Grant Applications are accepted through 5:00 pm, Monday, October 4, 2021.
  • Grants will be awarded by early December.

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