The Community Fund of Darien invests in the community by making grants to vital, nonprofit health and human services organizations that:
Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible for a grant from The Community Fund of Darien, an organization must:
If your organization or program meets all of the Eligibility Requirements above, we encourage you to submit a Letter of Inquiry. Letters of Inquiry are due by November 20, 2020. All information must be submitted through our online grants portal, Smarter Select. Link to LOI will be posted here after October 26.
(Organizations submitting a Letter of Inquiry will be informed by January 15, 2021 if invited to submit a Full Application, which will be due February 19, 2021. Invitation to proceed with the grant application process is at the sole discretion of The Community Fund of Darien.
Grant applications must conform to the format and content specifications provided in the application forms. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. The Community Fund of Darien may not approve a request even though it meets the established criteria. Grants will be announced at the end of our June 30 fiscal year and will be distributed in July. The Community Fund of Darien reserves discretion to award or deny grants as it deems appropriate.
Reporting Requirements and Grants Agreement: