Please note: Grants made prior to 2021 do not have a  Root Cause or Strategy listed.

The Trust does not accept unsolicited proposals.

Grantee Amount Root Cause Strategy Date
National Low Income Housing Coalition
A one-year general operating grant in support of NLIHC's ongoing efforts to end homelessness and housing poverty in America
$300,000 December 15, 2020
Technical Assistance Collaborative
A one-year general operating grant in support of policy, advocacy, and technical assistance work
$270,000 December 15, 2020
A Way Home America
A one-year grant in support of efforts to build the movement to end youth homelessness in the United States
$250,000 December 15, 2020
Youth Collaboratory
A one-year project grant to develop a coordinated, data-driven strategy and mobilize a critical mass of communities working to prevent and end youth homelessness
$50,000 December 15, 2020
Institute for Community Research
A one-year general operating grant to support Youth Action Hub's work as a youth-led center of research and advocacy focused on ending youth homelessness in Connecticut
$100,000 December 15, 2020
Center for Leadership & Justice
A one-year general operating grant in support of leadership development, organizing, and advocacy training for residents of Hartford's North End community
$100,000 December 15, 2020
Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund
A one-year general operating grant in support of policy, advocacy and systems change work to advance economic opportunity for extremely low-income single parent families, especially women of color overcoming multiple barriers to employment
$105,000 December 15, 2020
United Way of Greater New Haven
A one-year grant in support of technical assistance and capacity-building work to organizations participating in Secure Jobs 2.0
$60,000 December 15, 2020
Workforce Alliance
A one-year grant for continued implementation of Secure Jobs 2.0 in the South Central and Middletown/Meriden/Wallingford regions of Connecticut
$80,000 December 15, 2020
Career Resources
A one-year grant for continued implementation of Secure Jobs 2.0 in the Southwestern region of Connecticut
$50,000 December 15, 2020
Bipartisan Policy Center
First year of a two-year grant to support a Housing Advisory Council to develop and promote bipartisan solutions for the nation's exploding housing crisis
$125,000 December 15, 2020
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
A one-year grant for Phase Four of the Framework for an Equitable COVID-19 Homelessness Response, which builds on and continues our response to the COVID-19 public health crisis and its impact on people experiencing homelessness and housing instability while centering racial justice and equity
$400,000 December 15, 2020
New Venture Fund
A grant to build out the communications infrastructure of the Homelessness Narrative Action Campaign and advance work on housing justice narrative change
$700,000 December 15, 2020
Chapin Hall
The first year of a two-year grant for the second phase of the Direct Cash Transfer Program (DCTP) for Youth Empowerment, which includes a pilot and evaluation
$240,000 December 15, 2020
Heartland Alliance
Third year of a three-year grant in support of work to increase economic opportunity for people who experience homelessness or housing instability
$411,512 December 15, 2020
Charter Oak Cultural Center
For support of Beat of the Street, Connecticutís first street paper
$5,000 December 15, 2020
United Way of Connecticut
For advocacy for the targeted expansion and enhancement of the state Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
$15,000 December 15, 2020
Invisible People
For support of outreach and research
$15,000 December 15, 2020
National Coalition for the Homeless
Funding for a research study entitled "Experiences of Homelessness among Latinx Youth and Young Adults" conducted by Racial Equity Partners
$15,000 December 15, 2020
Connecticut Public
First year of a five-year grant to support an investigative journalism unit that will deliver in-depth watchdog reporting on topics of interest and concern to statewide and regional audiences, with a particular focus on systemic inequities
$30,000 October 26, 2020
Supportive Housing Works
Funding for a formative and summative evaluation to assess the overall outcomes of a homelessness prevention model in Connecticut
$80,000 October 26, 2020
Private Equity Stakeholder Project
Funding for a project focused on tracking evictions at LIHTC-backed, HUD-backed, and other rent restricted properties and challenging rent increases, evictions and foreclosures by Wall Street landlords
$100,000 October 26, 2020
Right to the City Alliance
Support for a national grassroots network of 90 community organizations to grow and amplify the leadership of the most vulnerable and marginalized communities so they have greater impact in local, regional, and national housing policy decisions
$235,000 October 26, 2020
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
For the Homelessness Accountability, Research and Communications Campaign
$265,000 October 19, 2020
Connecticut Council for Philanthropy
Membership and donation to CT Early Childhood Funder Collaborative
$7,500 September 22, 2020
Connecticut Fair Housing Center
To support additional efforts to help tenants in need of rental assistance and who are at risk of eviction due to COVID-19
$5,000 September 22, 2020
Connecticut Women’s Education And Legal Fund
Second year of a two-year grant for the evaluation of the Secure Jobs 2.0 initiative.
$50,420 September 22, 2020
Center for Children’s Advocacy
A one-year general operating grant in support of systemic reform work to increase services, supports, and access to housing for unaccompanied youth and young adults with housing instability in Connecticut (total giving $80,000 in 2020).
$30,000 September 22, 2020
Community Solutions
To support technical assistance to strengthen community efforts to end chronic and veteran homelessness through the Build for Zero initiative
$250,000 September 22, 2020
True Colors United
In support of the National Youth Forum on Homelessness to broaden the scope and reach of youth collaboration in the field
$100,000 September 22, 2020
Forge City Works
A general operating grant in support of work focused on empowerment, community building, and the expansion of employment opportunities in Hartford (formerly Billings Forge Community Works)
$550,000 September 22, 2020
Connecticut Association for Human Services
Funding to support the Keep the Promise Coalition
$50,000 September 22, 2020
Connecticut Voices for Children
To support their public policy work to promote the well-being of Connecticut’s children and families
$150,000 September 22, 2020
Rapid Results Institute
Race equity consultant for organization
$15,000 August 26, 2020
Connecticut Fair Housing Center
To support efforts to help tenants in need of rental assistance and who are at risk of eviction due to COVID-19
$15,000 August 19, 2020
Supportive Housing Works
Facilitation for Connecticut's 1,000 Homes Initiative
$15,000 August 3, 2020
Partnership for Strong Communities
Race equity consultant for organization
$14,875 August 3, 2020
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations
Membership
$3,590 August 3, 2020
Partnership for Strong Communities
A one-year general operating grant in support of leadership and advocacy related to the elimination of homelessness, the creation of affordable homes, and the development of strong communities in Connecticut
$900,000 June 16, 2020
Corporation for Supportive Housing
A one-year general operating grant to improve vulnerable individuals and families’ access to housing and services and ensure a stable foundation for recovery, independence, and self-sufficiency in CT
$150,000 June 16, 2020
Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness
A one-year general operating grant to support CCEH’s ongoing work making homelessness rare, brief, and non-recurring in Connecticut
$85,000 June 16, 2020
Center for Children’s Advocacy
A one-year general operating grant in support of systemic reform work in increase services, supports, and access to housing for unaccompanied youth and young adults with housing instability in Connecticut.
$50,000 June 16, 2020
National Alliance to End Homelessness
A one-year general operating grant to support their work to build stronger support for ending homelessness in the United States
$360,000 June 16, 2020
New Venture Fund/Funders for Housing and Opportunity
The first year of a three-year general operating grant for continued support of Funder’s for Housing and Opportunity, a cross-sector, non-partisan, national funder collaborative with a shared vision: That all renters, regardless of income, can afford safe, stable housing in communities that support better health, economic mobility, and educational achievement
$500,000 June 16, 2020
United Way of Greater Waterbury
Contribution to COVID-19 rapid response fund for regional homelessness needs
$20,000 June 16, 2020
Middlesex United Way
Contribution to COVID-19 rapid response fund for regional homelessness needs
$20,000 June 16, 2020
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation
Contribution to COVID-19 rapid response fund for regional homelessness needs
$20,000 June 16, 2020
The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut
Contribution to COVID-19 rapid response fund for regional homelessness needs
$20,000 June 16, 2020
Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation
Contribution to COVID-19 rapid response fund for regional homelessness needs
$20,000 June 16, 2020
Supportive Housing Works
For small and large group facilitation and strategic guidance during this 1000 Homes Initiative in Connecticut
$85,000 June 16, 2020