Community Grants

SACFI Grants Policy;

The Sussex Area Community Foundation Community Grants application is currently under review. Community grant applications will be due twice per year –  March & September. Norton Community PlaygroundNext applications are due the second Wednesday of March and September at 12:00 (noon). No late grants will be accepted.  Grants will be evaluated in September and March with awards in October and April respectively. (Awards are approximately 6 weeks after application deadline).  All grant applicants will receive notification of their grant status. How To Receive Grants : Foundation grants support projects that benefit the Sussex area and residents.  Funded projects provide a service to the community or take an innovative approach to needs and concerns within the Sussex area.  Projects are in the areas of Health, Environment, Social Program, Sports & Recreations, Education, Arts & Culture are of priority.

To apply for a grant:  Read through ALL of the material below.
  1. If you feel your project may qualify for a grant, submit an application.
  2. Your application will be reviewed within a few weeks of the due date.  All letters will receive a reply.
  3. Grants will be awarded at the Community Grants Award Ceremony held within eight weeks of application deadline (Date to be determined).
  4. Grant applications can be submitted online via this link.
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