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Client Grants

CHEFA Grant Recipient—Griffin Hospital, Derby, Connecticut

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CHEFA FY 2025 Client Grant Program Update

The FY 2025 CHEFA John M. Biancamano Client Grant Program is currently reviewing Letter of Interests (LOIs) and will be inviting applications from selected organizations. The CHEFA John M. Biancamano Client Grant Program is only open to current CHEFA Clients who are in compliance with their bond/loan obligations. We expect to notify successful applicants of their grant award by November 15th of the Board decisions.

If you have any questions, please email us at philanthropy@chefa.com.


CHEFA Awards Close to $1M in FY 2024 Client Grants

November 20, 2023-The Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) awarded close to $1 million in grants through its FY 2024 CHEFA John M. Biancamano Client Grant Program. The grants were primarily made in the education, healthcare, and childcare sectors. Grants were made for both program and capital expenditures.

The sixteen awards provide grants to entities throughout Connecticut. Betty Sugerman Weintraub, CHEFA Manager of Grant Programs and Philanthropic Outreach stated “CHEFA has made a significant investment primarily to the healthcare and education sectors with these grant awards. Twelve of our sixteen grant awards were made to hospitals or universities in our state that support the education and well-being of our fellow Connecticut residents. For over twenty years, CHEFA grants have provided vital support to Connecticut nonprofit organizations”.

Jeanette W. Weldon, CHEFA Executive Director said “These grants are focused on two key sectors that are driving the economic and workforce development of Connecticut. Medical innovations and workforce readiness are vital to our communities. CHEFA’s support of the nonprofit community through grants, tax-exempt bonds and loans, and other financing continues to provide resources to essential organizations that address the needs of Connecticut residents.”

CHEFA’s Board of Directors voted at their November 8th Board Meeting to award $997,762 representing a significant commitment to the nonprofit community. CHEFA’s Grant Program was established in 2002 and has provided more than $47 million dollars since inception to CT nonprofit organizations.

FY 2024 Client Grant Award Recipients


Previous Client Grant Awards

FY 2023 Client Grant Recipients

FY 2022 Client Grant Recipients


Grant Management System

Are you looking for the link to our Grant Management System to file a report? If so, please email philanthropy@chefa.com for the link or email Rebecca Hrdlicka at rhrdlicka@chefa.com for assistance.

Email philanthropy@chefa.com for more information.