Community Grants Application Process


Application and full guidelines can be found here:

Cox Charities 2022 Community Grant Application

Recipients will be selected by considering a number of factors, including the following criteria:

  • How well the project aligns with the Cox Charities focus area: STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math).

  • The overall community impact of the program and a clear explanation of what makes this program unique.

  • The ability to define clear metrics for success.

NOTE: Organizations that have been funded by Cox Charities in past two years consecutively (i.e. 2020 AND 2021) will not be eligible for this round of funding.

Applications will be accepted from November 10, 2021 - January 19, 2022


To optimize our impact, we generally do not support:

  • Animal welfare

  • Arts & Culture

  • Capital expenditures 

  • Events (i.e. galas, walks/runs)

  • Health & Wellness (i.e. disease prevention, health related missions)

  • Scholarship funds

  • Foundations

  • Specific individuals

  • Labor or fraternal organizations

  • Organizations that discriminate

  • Non 501(c)3 designated organizations

  • Recreational sports teams and clubs

  • Religious or political promotion

  • Travel

Congratulations to our 2021 Grantees!

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Connecticut Science Center​

Junior Achievement of Southwestern New England

Meriden-New Britain-Berlin YMCA


Lakewood Public Library


Rhode Island

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Rhode Island

Boys & Girls Club of Newport County

Center for Dynamic Learning

Connecting for Children and Families

DownCity Design