OVERVIEW: The George H.C. Ensworth Memorial Fund supports arts, culture, humanities, education, environment, health, human services, and religious causes in Glastonbury, Connecticut.
FUNDING AREAS: Arts, culture, humanities, education, environment, health, human services, religious causes
IP TAKE: This funder broadly supports most nonprofits in the Glastonbury, Connecticut region. It largely offers single-year support.
PROFILE: Established in 1949, the George H.C. Ensworth Memorial Fund is a private foundation in Connecticut; a separate entity from the Ensworth Charitable Foundation. However, this foundation is also managed by Bank of America’s Connecticut office. Grantmaking includes arts, culture, humanities, education, environment, health, human services, and religious causes.
This funder supports a broad range of issue areas in a narrow geographic area. Overall, grants fund improving the quality of life of local residents. However, the foundation does not provide capital support to nonprofits.
Foundation grants are often $2,000 to $10,000. In a recent year, the fund awarded at least $38,000 in grants. Learn more about this funder’s local giving by examining its Foundation Center grant history. Grantmaking prioritizes Glastonbury, Connecticut. The foundation awards grants for one-year periods. However, it does not provide grants to the same nonprofit for more than three consecutive years. Past grantees include St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford HealthCare at Home, Friends of Glastonbury Youth, and the Glastonbury Family Branch of the YMCA.
This foundation accepts unsolicited grant applications from nonprofits. The annual application deadline is May 15, and applicants can expect to hear back with a funding decision by mail within about two months after this date. Grantseekers must use the Bank of America online system to apply for a grant. Direct general questions to the staff at email@example.com or 860-244-4870.
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