Recent Headlines

Recent Grants – Summer into Fall 2011

During the Guilford Foundation’s most recent grant cycle, the Board approved grant applications from the following organizations:

  • Girl Scout Group 62179 (pictured above), to support their efforts to “Green the Green” with attractive recycling bins. See them in the Guilford Courier.
  • The Guilford Garden Club, to support their tree fund (in new demand thanks to Hurricane Irene). See picture in the Guilford Courier.
  • Guilford Youth & Family Services for “Guilford’s Got Talent,” a talent show that took place on September 25th that provided youth with an opportunity for positive risk taking. 20 finalists were given a chance to perform at the show, which took place on the Guilford Green. One audience member reported, “All the performers were wonderful and brave! The community (families and friends) are thrilled to be here to cheer them on. It’s awesome to promote self esteem!” See picture in the Guilford Courier.

YAG in the News & Grant Application Deadline

The Youth Advisory Group (YAG), some members shown in the picture below taken at the 2011 Guilford Citizens’ Day Parade, was created through a partnership between GF and the Guilford High School Rotary Interact Club. YAG is currently fundraising for, and awarding grants to, local nonprofit organizations. The next YAG Grant Applications are due by October 31st.

Check out YAG in the news:

SARAH Inc., crew with GF Board Member Stephen Page

GF Provides SARAH, Inc. Funds for Recycling Bins

The Guilford Foundation and SARAH, Inc. have joined forces to help provide jobs for SARAH supported workers and at the same time have a major impact on keeping the community of Guilford clean and green!

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Nina Haddad, Carl Balestracci and William Greco

Guilford Foundation Provides 2011 Scholarships to 9 College Bound Graduates

As summer winds down and recent high school graduates prepare to enter their freshman year, the Guilford Foundation is pleased to report that nine Guilford High School graduates were awarded scholarships to help offset the costs of their education. The records of these remarkable students reflect their hard work and commitment to personal development and inspire hope in the future citizenry of our great town.

The nine students (as well as their colleges) are as follows: … Read more

Interact Club Reaches Goal and Presents Grants

Submitted by Belinda Sam

On May 26, 2011, the Interact Youth Advisory Group announced the four grants they have given at the annual Guilford Foundation Dinner at the Guilford Yacht Club: … Read more

2010 Scholarship Awards

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Designated Grants

Grants are awarded in accordance with terms outlined in the underlying designated fund agreements.

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Competitive Grants

Competitive grants are awarded based upon the merit of the project or service provided. Strong consideration is given to addressing needs in one or more of the Foundation’s focus areas and an applicant’s willingness and ability to perform.

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