New Haven, CT

Dear New Haven Grant Seeker,

Thank you for your interest in Carolyn Foundation.

This section of our website provides information you need to assess your potential fit with Carolyn Foundation and how to apply for a grant, please read it carefully. You will learn about our priorities and interests, our exclusive New Haven focus, excluding suburbs, our grant application processes and evaluation criteria. Your understanding of our priorities and processes will help you decide if applying to the Carolyn Foundation is a good use of your time.

Recent grant cycles have been very competitive. If after you have read this section you still have questions regarding our guidelines and/or your organization’s fit with our priorities, please call and discuss your proposal ideas with me, Becky Erdahl, Executive Director 612-596-3279. Before submitting a request make sure to check all of the tabs in this section, especially the FAQs, for important information you will need during the application process.

Application Deadlines:

February 1 – This is our deadline for grants paid in June.
August 1 – This is our deadline for grants paid in January.
Appications are due by midnight for online submission dates. We do not accept paper or emailed applications. If the deadline falls on a weekend the applications are due the next business day.

Becky Erdahl, Executive Director