Marketing Your Grant

Grantee Communications and Recognition Information

Congratulations on your award. Your grant from the Community Foundation of Middlesex County (CFMC) reflects on your hard work and dedication, and the news should be shared with your community.

The downloadable CFMC Grantee Communications Kit provides guidance on the best ways to broadcast your achievements and outlines the Community Foundation’s expectations about spreading the word about your grant project.

The spring 2023 CFMC Grantee PR & Evaluation Workshop recording is available, as well as the spring 2023 workshop PowerPoint slide deck.

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Share your experience!

We continue to spread the word and celebrate 25+ Years of Helping Good People Do Great Things

And we need your help! We continue to gather short statements, stories, and quotes (as well as some photos … and video messages) about how CFMC has helped your organization – how has a grant from CFMC impacted you and your work in the community?

Share your statements and photos at the button below. If you have a video message, please email a cloud-share link to

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Credit for News Releases

Below are some of the ways to credit the Community Foundation for the awarding of a grant for your program.

We would appreciate any copies of newspaper articles or announcements in which you have acknowledged support from our Community Foundation. We would also love to receive quality photographs and videos by email of your program for our files and possible use in our annual report and newsletters.

Recognition Statement for the Foundation

When recognizing the Community Foundation in articles, news releases, columns, and other media placements, please include the following statement about the Community Foundation:

The Community Foundation of Middlesex County is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life in Middlesex County, and to help Good People Do Great Things. The mission of the Community Foundation of Middlesex County is to improve the quality of life for the people of Middlesex County now and in the future by developing endowments, making grants that have impact, and assisting donors in meeting their philanthropic objectives. Our interests are your interests, including animal welfare, arts and culture, health and social services, education, history, the environment, civic improvements, recreation, and economic security and opportunity. We welcome conversations with good people who want to do great things.  For more information, contact us at 860.347.0025 or

Grant Funding Announcement

Announcements regarding grant funding can be found in the grant award letter received by the organization. Examples of references to grant funding include:

“The XYZ Organization is pleased to announce it has received a $#,### grant from the Community Foundation of Middlesex County. This grant is made possible, in part, through the XXX Fund. The XYZ Organization will use these funds to support the ABC Program …”

Grant Funding Statement

When talking about the grant, or in writing, or on a website, it should be stated like:

“The ABC Program is funded (or funded in part) through a grant from the Community Foundation of Middlesex County/XXX Fund.”

Logos for Grantee Use

The CFMC logo should be used in its entirety. Neither logo shall be cropped, recolored or altered in any manner.

CFMC Logo Usage

  • CFMC logo is to be used in its entirety
  • CFMC logo shall not be cropped, recolored or altered in any manner.

Requests for alternative uses of the CFMC logo or questions about acknowledging your grant should be directed to Thayer Talbott at 860.347.0025 or


Guilford Savings Bank / CFMC Partnership Grant Recipients

Both the Community Foundation logo and the Guilford Savings Bank logo should be used together where possible.

The acknowledgement for the grants awarded through the Guilford Savings Bank / CFMC partnership should be:

“… funded, or funded in part, by Guilford Savings Bank in partnership with the Community Foundation of Middlesex County”