The Wilton Town Board is offering an opportunity for community non‐profit organizations that were negatively impacted by COVID‐19 and which continue to experience challenges related to the pandemic to apply for funding to support programs and projects that are beneficial to the residents of the Town of Wilton.
Please review the following criteria and instructions before completing the brief application. An application that does not meet the established criteria will not be considered. The Town Board will review applications for approval. More information and FAQs can be found on the Town’s website, at www.townofwilton.com.
Applications will be reviewed until all funds are dispersed.
Funding requests can range from $500 to a maximum of $5,000. Applicants may be approved for funding less than the requested amount.
Preference will be given to organizations that currently do not receive any form of funding from the Town of Wilton or from other federal or state pandemic relief programs. However, all non‐profits serving The Town of Wilton are eligible to apply.
Applications will only be accepted from non‐profit entities currently operating. Applicants must be organizations that serve Town of Wilton residents directly. If requested, the organization must present acceptable proof of their operating and non‐profit status.
Applications must identify a clear and tangible benefit to residents of the Town of Wilton.
Applications must demonstrate one of the following:
How the funds will be used to respond to the COVID pandemic and its economic impacts;
How the funds will be used to prepare for another emergency; and/or
How the funds will be used to replace losses incurred during the pandemic.
Award recipients will be responsible for submitting a brief written overview about the result(s) and impact of the grant within six months of receiving the funding.
The Town of Wilton reserves the right to request reports and audit all expenditures of these funds.
All questions regarding the program and application should be submitted via email to CovidNonProfit@TownofWilton.com.