Support For Community Events Grant Program

TOWN OF AVON ANNOUNCES FIRST CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR SUPPORT FOR COMMUNITY EVENTS GRANT PROGRAM

 

Avon, CT – August 1, 2022 – The Town of Avon is pleased to welcome applications for its inaugural Support for Community Events Grant Program. Applications are currently being accepted from non-profit entities for qualified events occurring from November 1, 2022 through February 28, 2023. The deadline for the submission of applications is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 2, 2022.

The Support for Community Events Grant Program aims to provide financial aid to local festivals, special events, or community programs designed to provide recreational and/or cultural opportunities for residents and generally promote the Town of Avon.

The Support for Community Events Grant Program Regulations and Application are available for download at the link below. Please review the regulations carefully before filling out an application to ensure that your organization and event meet the grant requirements. Please submit a completed Application Form (Appendix A) in hard copy or email to:

Department of Recreation & Parks, Town of Avon, 60 West Main Street, Avon, CT 06001 avonrec@avonct.gov

 

Date of Event

Application Released

Application Deadline

Anticipated Town Council Approval

November 1, 2022 through

February 28, 2023

August 1, 2022

September 2, 2022

at 4:00 p.m.

October 6, 2022

March 1, 2023 through

June 30, 2023

December 5, 2022

January 6, 2023

at 4:00 p.m.

February 2, 2023

July 1, 2023 through

October 31, 2023

April 3, 2023

May 5, 2023

at 4:00 p.m.

June 1, 2023

It is anticipated that applications will be reviewed by a staff committee and recommended to the Town Council for consideration of award at its October 6, 2022 regular meeting. The Town’s anticipated schedule for the first three rounds of grant applications is as follows:

Questions should be directed to the Department of Recreation & Parks at avonrec@avonct.gov or (860) 409-4332.