Community Grants Application Process
Application and full guidelines can be found here:
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:
Arts & Culture
Events (i.e. galas, walks/runs)
Health & Wellness (i.e. disease prevention, health related missions)
Labor or fraternal organizations
Organizations that discriminate
Non 501(c)3 designated organizations
Recreational sports teams and clubs
Religious or political promotion
Congratulations to our 2021 Grantees!
Connecticut Science Center
Junior Achievement of Southwestern New England
Meriden-New Britain-Berlin YMCA
Lakewood Public Library
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Rhode Island
Boys & Girls Club of Newport County
Center for Dynamic Learning
Connecting for Children and Families