No Child Left Inside grant application

Phase 1 mini grant cycle

Project period

Sept. 30, 2019
No Child Left Inside 2019 Phase 1 mini grant program announced to the public. Grant application materials available.
Oct. 23, 2019
9 a.m.: Phase 1 mini grant application period starts. Eligible projects are reviewed and awarded as they are received on a first-come, first-served basis. Application period closes once all the money is awarded. All applicants will receive notification if successful or not.
Fall 2019
Awardees complete necessary forms, sign and return grant agreements. Project work cannot begin until awardee receives executed agreement from DNR.
June 1, 2020
All reimbursable grant project work must be completed.
June 30, 2020
Deadline to submit all expense reimbursements and final project report. Phase 1 mini grant cycle ends.

How to apply

Beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, submit a completed two-page Phase 1 mini grant application.

  • Do not submit applications early. Applications received prior to 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, will not be considered.
  • Do not submit any additional information beyond what is requested in the application.

Get the application

DNR staff will follow up with you once your application is reviewed. If you are awarded a grant, you will be notified regarding next steps in the process.

No match is required for the Phase 1 mini grant program but organizations are encouraged to include a match of dollars or in-kind labor, materials and/or services. The amount of match provided by applicants will be considered in the evaluation of proposals.

Applications for Phase 1 can be submitted starting at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, and will be funded on a first-come, first-served basis. The Phase 1 mini grant funding round will close once all the money has been awarded.

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Thanks to the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection for permission to use of "No Child Left Inside."