Capital Grants

Capital grants support projects that are closely aligned with American Savings Foundation’s mission, and the needs of the community. 


Grant Guidelines

Capital grant requests are now only being accepted online.

Capital requests may be for funding for one-time capital expenses, or for capital campaigns.  Requests can include new construction, renovations, and equipment.  Visit our Grant History page for a list of our capital grants.
The application process consists of two steps.

  1. Organizations must first submit a Letter of Intent apply here
  2. Only select projects will be invited to submit a full application. If invited, you will then return to the Grants Portal to complete the application.

Organizations that are considering applying for a capital grant should contact Maria Sanchez, Director of Grantmaking & Community Initiatives, at (860) 827-2556 or by email, well in advance of their proposed project date.

In order to apply:

  • Organization must be tax exempt under IRS section 501(c)(3)

Ineligible for funding:

  • Religious institutions, except for non-sectarian activities that benefit the community at-large
  • Primary or secondary schools -- public, private independent, or parochial -- or colleges and universities
  • Endowment funds
  • Private Foundations
  • Government or municipalities

Have questions?

American Savings Foundation strives to be accessible to anyone seeking information about grants, scholarships, or with general questions. Contact us today to get the assistance you need.

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