The Guilford Foundation Presents over $65,000 in Scholarships to 30 Area Students

The Guilford Foundation (TGF) is proud to announce that scholarships totaling $65,950 have been awarded to 30 Guilford High School seniors and one Sound School (New Haven) senior to assist with their college expenses. These awards, ranging from $500 to $6,000, are established through charitable scholarship funds set…

TGF Awards $117,800 Community Impact Grants to 42 Area Nonprofits

The Guilford Foundation (TGF) announces the distribution of $117,800 in community impact grants to 42 area nonprofits. These grants, ranging from $1,000 to $8,000, support vital programs and services that significantly benefit Guilford residents. In 2024, TGF experienced a record-breaking year, receiving 52 grant applications—a 38% increase from…

The Guilford Foundation Kicks Off a Seven-Day Save the Shack Challenge

In support of the community’s rally to restore the iconic Grass Island Red Shack, The Guilford Foundation (TGF) is launching the Save the Shack Challenge Grant in partnership with the Guilford Preservation Alliance (GPA). Over seven days (Monday, May 13 to Monday, May 20), TGF will match donations…

Community Matters – Local Nonprofits Benefit from American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funding

Written by Sigrid Kun, Guilford Events Magazine The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021(ARPA) addressed the negative economic impacts resulting from COVID-19. The town allocated $1 million of this federal funding to bolster the vital work of local nonprofits still recovering from the pandemic. The Guilford Foundation was…

The Guilford Foundation and GSB Disburse $11,500 in Sponsorship Awards to Eight Local Nonprofits 

The Guilford Foundation (TGF), in partnership with GSB, proudly announces the disbursement of $11,500 to eight nonprofits, marking the second round of 2024 sponsorship funding. This brings the total sponsorship funding for the year to $24,000. These awards support Guilford-serving organizations organizing events that raise funds or enhance…

TGF Named Community Partner of the Year by Shoreline Chamber of Commerce

The Guilford Foundation (TGF) is honored to have been named Community Partner of the Year by the Shoreline Chamber of Commerce at their 2024 Annual Excellence Awards & Breakfast Meeting. TGF received one of nine awards given to businesses and organizations that demonstrate dedication, hard work, innovation, and…

The Guilford Foundation and GSB Disburse $12,500 in Sponsorship Awards

The Guilford Foundation (TGF), in partnership with GSB, disbursed $12,500 to eight nonprofits as part of the first round of 2024 sponsorship funding. These awards are designated to assist community-serving organizations in hosting events aimed at fundraising or increasing visibility within the Guilford area. Through two additional application…

Community Matters – Basic Needs and Mental Health Services

A priority for THe Guilford Foundation for our grantmaking is to focus on services that help community members in times of crisis and need, which include basic needs such as food and shelter as well as mental health. Here are a few local nonprofits that received grant funding…

TGF Sets Annual Grant Application Deadline for March 15

The Guilford Foundation (TGF) announced its 2024 annual grant deadline is March 15, 2024. Last year, TGF awarded 28 competitive grants to community-serving organizations, ranging from $1,000 to $12,000, with an average award of $4,000. “Our annual grantmaking is really at the heart of local philanthropy. It’s remarkable…

Guilford Foundation Awards $1 Million to Area Nonprofits

Published December 19, 2023 in Guilford CourierWritten by Ben Rayner On most days, the Guilford Free Library is a quiet and reserved space for patrons to study and read. Last week, however, applause and excitement overtook the bookstacks as The Guilford Foundation (TGF) announced the 34 awardees of…