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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…

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…

Doubling of ARPA Funds to $1M is Windfall for Guilford Nonprofit Organizations

Published December 18, 2023 in CT InsiderWritten by Sarah Page Kyrcz A total of $1 million, from the American Rescue Plan Act, was split between 34 nonprofits who serve the Guilford community. The awards ranged from $5,000 to $75,000.  The Guilford Foundation is administering the funds. “It’s just…

TGF and Town of Guilford Allocate $1 Million in ARPA Funding to 34 Area Nonprofits   

In a significant community milestone, The Guilford Foundation (TGF) and the Town of Guilford announced the allocation of $1 million in federal funding through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to support local nonprofits in their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.   Guilford First Selectman Matt Hoey commented, “The…

Accomplished Community Leaders Join TGF Board

The Guilford Foundation (TGF) welcomes Stephen Hegedus and Kristin Vander Wiede to its Board of Directors. These exceptional leaders bring diverse skillsets and experiences that will inform our priorities and advance our philanthropic initiatives “Our Board is charged with executing our strategic plan and growing the endowment that…

Application Deadline for Nonprofit ARPA Funding is September 8

The application deadline for local nonprofits serving the Guilford community to receive federal funding through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) is September 8, 2023. The Guilford Foundation was selected by the town’s Board of Selectmen (BOS) to disperse $1 million, given TGF’s extensive grantmaking experience and strong…