Our Foundation

HISTORY AND MISSION 

In 2018 Torrington Savings Bank funded the Torrington Savings Foundation, in recognition of the Bank’s 150th anniversary and its commitment to community. 

The Torrington Savings Foundation is dedicated to revitalizing the communities that it serves and improving the quality of life for low to moderate income individuals and families through the support of economic development, neighborhood renewal and education programs.

AREAS OF FOCUS

Torrington Savings Foundation supports grants that drive Economic Development through Neighborhood Revitalization and Education.

Neighborhood Revitalization - The Foundation fosters economic development through the support of nonprofit organizations and activities that strive to rehabilitate blighted neighborhoods, promote affordable housing & home ownership, and reduce homelessness.

Education - The Foundation focuses on two areas of education that will build knowledge, financial independence and family and small business development.

  • Education programs that supplement K-12 classroom activities
  • Financial literacy, counseling & training for individuals of all ages

 

Eligibility Requirements for Grant Consideration

  • Registered as a 501(c)(3) organization or have a 501(c)(3) fiscal agent/sponsor
  • Aligned with our mission and areas of focus
  • An organization in existence for at least 1 year with demonstrable impact
  • Operate within the Foundation catchment area*

 APPLICATION GUIDELINES

In addition to the eligibility requirements, application guidelines are as follows.

  • Only one application per 12-month period may be submitted
  • Requests for multi-year commitments will not be considered
  • Returning grantees must submit a report on the progress and impact of previous grant
  • Grant requests will only be accepted electronically via our online application system
  • Deadline to submit grant applications is October 11, 2019 at 12:00am 

Click Here to Apply for Funding

 

*Avon, Barkhamsted, Bristol, Burlington, Canaan, Canton, Colebrook, Cornwall, East Granby, Farmington, Goshen, Granby, Hartland, Harwinton, Litchfield, New Hartford, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Simsbury, Torrington, Winchester