Eligibility

Organizations and Programs that We Support

NewAlliance Foundation supports organizations and programs that:

  • advance the funding priorities under our “Funding Priorities” section; and
  • are located in the 44 towns listed under the “Towns We Serve” section.

Applicants that are NOT Eligible

Please note that the NewAlliance Foundation does not make grants to the following types of applicants:

  • individuals
  • for-profit organizations
  • religious institutions, except for non-sectarian programs benefiting the community-at-large
  • service clubs, fraternal organizations or third parties raising funds for a charity
  • Parent Teacher Organizations or associations
  • state agencies, departments and commissions
  • organizations raising money to re-grant funds to specific causes
  • organizations raising money for specific diseases

Activities We DO NOT Support

NewAlliance Foundation does not make grants to support the following:

  • projects taking place in areas not listed under Communities We Serve
  • political activities, including lobbying expenses or other activities influencing the outcome of the legislative or electoral process
  • interest expenses paid on loans or payment to eliminate or reduce existing deficits
  • feasibility studies
  • trips, tours, transportation costs or conference attendance
  • golf tournaments
  • requests from individual schools for specific in-school programs
  • animal causes
  • team sponsorships or individual sports people
  • “a-thon” fundraising events
  • pageants

For questions regarding your organizations’ eligibility to apply, the type of activity for which you seek support, or the content of your application, contact Maryann Ott 203.859-6555 or email mott@newalliancefoundation.org.