New Haven, CT

Dear New Haven Grantseeker,

Thank you for your interest in Carolyn Foundation.

Based on feedback from the community, Carolyn Foundation is focusing narrowly on youth development programming for youth ages 13-18 in New Haven, CT. We are taking a two-pronged approach to:

  • Support a core group of youth development partners who have distinguished themselves for serving our target population; and
  • Support community-led organizations where leadership and staff reflect the demographics and share lived experiences with the young people they serve.

In this way, we strive to provide both breadth and depth to our youth development focus.

Our current Core Partners are:

Our 2024 Community-Led Youth Development Grantees are:

Our 2024 grant round for community-led youth development grants will open on June 15, 2024. Click here to read more about the grantmaking guidelines. You may apply here. The deadline to apply is August 15, 2024, and grants will be paid in early 2025.

Becky Erdahl
Executive Director