Our Mission

Our Mission is to invest in programs and services that enhance the quality of life for residents, promote the economic development and well-being of neighborhoods and support the educational and developmental needs of children and youth, with special emphasis given to programs and services in low-income areas.


People's United Community Foundation awards grants to nonprofit organizations in the communities served by People's United Bank.

Learn more about our
giving guidelines
strategic focus.

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The next application period will open March 1 - March 31, 2019.

To help you prepare for your grant application, please refer to the sample questions.

As part of the grant application you will be required to select a minimum of 3 outcome measures. To assist you in identifying the appropriate outcomes for your program, please refer to the Outcome Measurement Reference Guide.

Grant Cycle Open Application Period /
Final Reports Due*
Board Meeting /
Grant Decision
1st Cycle November 1 - November 30 February
2nd Cycle March 1 - March 31 June
3rd Cycle July 1 – July 31 October

*Previous grantees must submit a final report with your new application. Click here for reporting requirements.


Starting and Accessing Your Application

To submit a request, please click "START A NEW APPLICATION" below.
Start a New Application

To access and resume an in-progress application click "ACCESS IN-PROGRESS APPLICATION" below. Note: Do not click "Start a New Application” to resume a saved application.
Access In-Progress Application

If you are having trouble locating your saved application or if it appears that the information you saved in your application is missing, follow this troubleshooting guide.