Mini-Grants Available for Meriden Youth

Press Release – For Immediate Release

Contact: Lea Crown, Director of Health and Human Services, or 203-630-4221

Youth Community Projects: Mini-Grants Available

(July 27, 2022) – The Meriden Department of Health and Human Services, Youth Services office, is pleased to announce that mini-grants are available for youth-developed and led projects that will benefit the Meriden community.

Up to 20 mini-grants of $500 are available. The proposal must be written by youth under the advisement of an adult at a recognized organization that serves Meriden. All awarded projects must be completed and a final report submitted by June 3, 2023.

Applications are accepted throughout the 2022-2023 fiscal year until all funds are expended. The application is available for download at, Youth Services webpage, or by emailing Elizabeth DeMerchant, Public Health Educator, at Reports of previously funded projects can be found on the website as well.

Please call Elizabeth at (203) 630-4288 with any questions.

This project is funded through a State Department of Children and Families Youth Service Bureau grant.