Apply for Grant Funding
Travelers accepts grant applications exclusively for Hartford, Connecticut and St. Paul, Minnesota, primarily for project, program and operating support and for limited capital opportunities in the following three areas: Academic & Career Success, Thriving Neighborhoods and Culturally Enriched Communities. Before applying, please review the details related to these focus areas as outlined in our Giving Guidelines. If your organization is located in or serves Hartford, Connecticut and St. Paul, Minnesota, and falls within the Travelers giving guidelines, please complete our pre-application. Once your pre-application has been reviewed, Travelers will invite full proposals only from those organizations that best align with our community goals and guidelines. Funding requests are accepted on an ongoing basis and will be reviewed quarterly. The 2022 grant application will open on January 5, 2022.
To apply for a new grant, click the red button below to begin the process.
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*First-time users are required to create an account. An account allows you to access your saved and submitted applications at any time. It also allows us to send you a submission confirmation email and notify you if additional information is necessary to process your application.
Listed below are the grant application deadlines for 2022: If you have not received funding from Travelers in the past but believe your organization qualifies for funding according to our guidelines, please send an inquiry email to the appropriate contact:
- Cycle 1, Culturally Enriched Communities: January 26, 2022 - Requests (PLEASE NOTE: THIS CYCLE IS INVITATION ONLY FOR CONNECTICUT)
- Cycle 2, Academic & Career Success: April 4, 2022 - Requests
- Cycle 3, Thriving Neighborhoods: September 13, 2022 - Requests
In other Travelers locations, we support employee-driven initiatives that provide our colleagues an opportunity to support their local communities through volunteerism. For that reason, we work with our employees to identify key organizations in their communities and do not accept unsolicited applications outside of Hartford, Connecticut, and St. Paul, Minnesota.
Grant Reporting Requirements
Grantees will be prompted to give information on their previous year's grant when applying for additional funding in the current year. Please be prepared to answer the following questions from your previous year's grant at the time of your new application:
- Briefly outline the original goals and objectives, as stated in your proposal.
- What progress has the organization made toward the original goals and objectives? And if progress wasn't made in certain areas, why?
- What important measurable outcomes happened as a result of this grant?
If your organization is not planning to apply for additional funding for the same program/project, but wishes to report on a previous year's grant, please send an email to the Travelers program officer assigned to your grant addressing the aforementioned questions.
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