Chelsea Groton Foundation Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2015

Chelsea Groton Foundation
Now Accepting Grant Applications for Fall 2015

Groton, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation is currently accepting applications for grants that will be distributed to local and regional charitable organizations this fall. Formed in June 1998, the Foundation has, to date, awarded over $1,930,000 in grants to hundreds of organizations located within the Bank’s market area. The Foundation accepts grant applications two times per year.

The fall application deadline is Friday, September 18, 2015. Organizations interested in applying should visit to access the NEW fillable application and information on specific requirement changes.

“As a mutual bank, we take very seriously our commitment to creating a strong quality of life in the region,” said Michael Rauh, President and CEO of Chelsea Groton Bank. “Each year, I’m in awe of the commitment of the individuals who work tirelessly to support the organizations that are in need of funding. We are proud of the impact the Foundation’s grants have had in our community, contributing to everything from education, to critical needs, to economic opportunity.”

Each year, Chelsea Groton Bank and the Chelsea Groton Foundation support more than 200 local organizations through monetary gifts, grants, sponsorships, scholarships and employee volunteerism. A full list of grant recipients can be found at

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About the Chelsea Groton Foundation
Formed in June 1998 as a Section 501(c) (3) organization and endowed with a $2,000,000 donation from Chelsea Groton Bank, the Foundation has, to date, awarded over $1,930,000 in grants to hundreds of scientific, educational and charitable organizations located within the Bank’s market area. To learn more, visit:

About Chelsea Groton Bank
Based in Groton, Conn., Chelsea Groton Bank is a mutually owned bank with 14 locations throughout New London County and a Loan Production Office in Hartford County. The Bank has over $975 million in assets and serves businesses, individuals and families throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island. To learn more, please visit Member FDIC.