Grant Application Process

Develop Proposal


Grant applicant identifies idea and completes GFFE grant application with appropriate approval signature within their organization



GFFE Grant Committee reviews the proposal to ensure it aligns with GFFE’s mission using the GFFE Grant Assessment. GFFE will assign a facilitator to work with applicant. During this phase, GFFE will verify with applicant’s leadership to ensure the proposal aligns with organizational goals.



Following any revisions to the proposal based on collaboration with the GFFE facilitator, the applicant will present their proposal during the next scheduled GFFE Grant Committee meeting. The presentation should be approximately 5 to 10 minutes long. GFFE Grant Committee with review and make a recommendation to the GFFE Board of Directors.



Based on the recommendation from the GFFE Grant Committee, the GFFE Board of Directors will vote to award the grant. The GFFE Treasurer will send a check to the applicant’s organization to the address provided.



Three months after the start date, the applicant will submit a status report to the GFFE Grant Committee. The GFFE facilitator will advise. 

Close Out


The applicant will submit a final report to the GFFE Grant Committee at the end of the project.  The GFFE facilitator will provide further details. 


All volunteer not-for-profit, seeking to invest in Guilford youth through advancement of innovative and creative ideas.

Guilford Fund for Education

800 Village Walk, #269

Guilford, CT 06437

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