The Chelsea Groton Foundation

The Chelsea Groton Foundation, Inc. was established in 1998 as a Section 501(c) (3) organization. Initially endowed with a $2 million dollar donation from Chelsea Groton Bank, and recently gifted an additional $5 million from the Bank, the Foundation has awarded over $3.2 million in grants to non-profit organizations in the Bank’s Connecticut and Rhode Island market areas.

The Foundation’s mission is to support the ongoing commitment in partnership for the long-term growth of our community. In 2018, the Foundation provided over $450,000 in grants to 110 worthy organizations.

Recently, the Chelsea Groton Foundation presented a $100K grant to to NCDC for the establishment of the Global City Initiative to support the revitalization of Downtown Norwich. 


Global City Norwich Chelsea Groton Grant

The Chelsea Groton Foundation Makes 2nd $100K Grant to Support Global City Norwich Additional Gift is to Focus on Funding for Entrepreneurship & Small Business

The Chelsea Groton Foundation recently presented a grant donation of $100,000 to NCDC’s Global City Norwich program, to be used specifically for assisting multicultural entrepreneurs and small business owners who are interested in occupying storefront spaces in the Downtown area, or who currently own businesses and are looking to grow. Read more…


To find out more about The Chelsea Groton Foundation and all the programs and eligibility, please visit: The Chelsea Groton Foundation