Anne S. Richardson Fund - Connecticut Grants

Anne S. Richardson Fund

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Deadline: Mar 1, 2021

Grant amount: US $15,000 - US $90,000

Fields of work: Women & Girl Services Women's Rights & Equality Sexuality & LGBTQ Rights LGBTQI Services Youth Development & Leadership Environmental Conservation

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Capital Project, General Operating Expense, Project / Program

Location of project: Preferred: Fairfield County, Connecticut Other eligible locations: Connecticut

Location of residency: United States

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About this funder:



Anne S. Richardson Fund

The Fund was created in the mid-1960s under the will of Anne S. Richardson to support charitable purposes.

Funding Interests

  • Eight organizations recommended by Miss Richardson;
  • In Ridgefield, Connecticut: programs that assist lower-income people or are of broad interest to the community (see grant page for this opportunity here); and
  • In Connecticut (particularly Fairfield County): programs that promote the independence of women, support the lesbian and gay community, encourage youth development, or promote environmental conservation. 

Type of Support

Project, capital and, in limited circumstances, operating.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Geographic focus:  Connecticut, particularly Fairfield County.
  • Organizations must be classified by the Internal Revenue Service as public charities and tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.


  • No grants are made to individuals or private foundations or for matching gifts or loans.