Beware of text messages claiming that your debit card will be deactivated unless you call customer service. Phishing text messages are becoming an increasingly common method for fraudsters to gain access to confidential information. Chelsea Groton Bank will send text notifications for suspected fraud, but we will never call and request that you provide your full card number to us over the phone. For more info read our blog post “Banks Never Ask That”.
Chelsea Groton is well-positioned to continue to serve our community for generations to come. Read more from Anthony Joyce, President and CEO, on why you can feel good about banking with us.
In 2021, Chelsea Groton Bank and the Foundation gave over $600,000 in numerous grants, gifts, scholarships and sponsorships to support local organizations in the areas of animal welfare, arts and culture, economic development, education, environment, health and human services, housing, and youth recreation and activities.
All applications must be submitted through our online application. Please submit your application at least 6 weeks prior to the deadline for review.
An account is no longer needed to access the application. To start the application, enter your organization’s tax ID number.
Once you start the application, you will not be able to save and return to it. You must complete the whole application and submit it for it to be completed. Required items needed to complete the application:
All submitted materials become the property of Chelsea Groton Bank and will be held in strict confidence.
The Sponsorship Application is available here.
Funds requested should benefit individuals and families in our community; organizations must be a certified 501(c)3 organization and in good standing.
To apply for a grant from the Chelsea Groton Foundation, visit our Chelsea Groton Foundation page.
Yes. Your organization must be exempt from federal income taxation as an organization described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”), other acceptable 501(c) status, or be a governmental unit referred to in Section 170(c)(1) of the Code.
The Bank serves communities in eastern Connecticut and southern Rhode Island.
Yes. Although the nonprofit does not need to be located in the Bank’s communities, the funds must be used to improve the quality of life in the communities Chelsea Groton serves.
An account is not needed to access the online application. To start the application, enter your organization’s tax ID number.
No, once you start the application, you will not be able to save and return to it. You must complete the whole application and submit it for it to be completed. Required items needed to complete the application:
There is a RESET FORM button on the bottom of each page of the application in case you need to start over.
Applicants must upload ALL required documents to the online application. Follow the instructions on the Attachments page of the online application. Attachments may be submitted in Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel formats.
When you click “Submit” you will receive an e-mail confirming receipt of your application with a copy of your submitted application.
Chelsea Groton Bank takes your privacy seriously. We do not rent, sell or share personal information about grant applications with other people or with non-affiliated companies or organizations, without your prior permission.