The Canaan Foundation is accepting grant applications for up to $2000 to organizations supporting residents of North Canaan. The Canaan Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in the Town of North Canaan.
To fulfil this mission, The Canaan Foundation awards grants to not-for-profit organizations for community programs and projects in such fields as education, the environment, recreation, the arts, health, and social services.
In March 2020, The Canaan Foundation distributed $26,000 in grants to 24 local organizations that serve the North Canaan community. Awards supported core community services such as the volunteer fire department, ambulance service, and Douglas Library and Town Social Services office. Grants also supported youth programs, services to the elderly, Canaan beautification efforts and many other worthy endeavours that directly helped their residents.
- Grant requests have ranged from $250 to $2,000, but are not to exceed $2,000.
- Fill out the application form provided on their website and click submit when complete.
- Download the application. The completed application can be emailed to them.
- If you are not able to submit online, hard copies will be available at the address given on their website.
For more information, visit https://www.canaan-foundation.org/application