Grants and Sponsored Programs


Grants and Sponsored Programs

Help us achieve our goals in education and service to the community.

USJ's Corporate and Foundation Giving works to foster beneficial relationships between the University and other organizations in order to make a bigger impact.

We help identify capital, programmatic and community projects, matching USJ interests with those of external funders.

Contact us today for more information.  

Foundation Partnerships

Foundation contributions enable USJ to provide a high-quality education to students, enrich the academic arena and enhance our service to the surrounding community. Contact us to learn more about partnering with USJ.

Foundation support augments:

  • Capital projects
  • Academic programs
  • Community program
    • The Wellness Center on Church Street
  • Fellowships and Scholarships
  • Athletic activities
  • General operating support
  • Auxiliary organizations
    • School for Young Children
    • The Gengras Center School
    • The Carol Autorino Center for the Arts and Humanities

Recent Grants Received

  • Hartford Foundation for Public Giving – Beatrice Fox Auerbach Foundation Fund

    $8,600 awarded for summer programs at the School for Young Children

    • Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

      $25,000 awarded for scholarships for adult learners

    • Petit Family Foundation

    $2,500 awarded for the “Women LEAD in STEAM” program

    • New England Foundation for the Arts

    $14,940 awarded for Autorino Center planning and performance projects

    • Connecticut Society for Women Environmental Professionals

    $1,880 for Scantic River water monitoring

    • Farmington Bank Community Foundation (via Urban Alliance)

    $20,000 (over two years) awarded for food pantry model evaluation

    Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grants Program

    $9,900 awarded for purchase of a NanoDrop One C Molecular Quantitation Instrument

    • Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA)

    $56,041 awarded for a wheelchair-accessible bus for the Gengras Center

    • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services – Health Resources & Services Administration

      $1,315,000 (over five years) awarded for scholarships for Nursing students

    • Aurora Foundation for Women & Girls

      $25,000 awarded for the “Success to Graduation” Program

    • Berkshire Bank Foundation

      $4,785 awarded for the “Developing Leaders, Inspiring Learners” program

    • Paul L. Jones Fund

      $35,000 awarded for scholarships for Nursing students

    • Davis Educational Foundation

      $2,500 awarded from the Presidential Grant program

    • Raskob Foundation

      $23,000 awarded for training program for Guyanese nurses

    • Interfaith Youth Core

      $10,000 awarded for the development of an Interfaith Studies minor

    • Ensworth Charitable Foundation

      $14,510 awarded for Imagination Playground equipment for the Gengras Center