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

  • U.S. Department of Education
    $2,088,767 awarded for Title III Federal Grant: One Stop Shop Funding
  • Connecticut Department of Public Health
    $407,991 awarded in a previous fiscal year but still funding SNAP-Ed Nutrition Education Contract Extension
  • Connecticut Department of Public Health
    $212,722 awarded in a previous fiscal year but still funding WIC/Head Start Evaluation Grant
  • Connecticut Office of Higher Education
    $114,739 awarded for USJ Summer Bridges Program
  • Davis Educational Foundation
    $147,125 awarded in a previous fiscal year, but still funding establishment of the Teaching and Learning Center
  • Connecticut Department of Public Health
    $55,000 awarded for the WIC/Head Start Cross-Program Collaboration Project in New Britain
  • Paul L. Jones Fund
    $50,000 awarded for scholarships for Nursing students
  • Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
    $29,994 awarded for Freshplace model evaluation
  • Sisters of Mercy Northeast Community
    $25,000 awarded for scholarships
  • Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
    $25,000 awarded for scholarships for adult learners
  • Farmington Bank Community Foundation
    $24,000 awarded for Freshplace Replication
  • Connecticut Humanities Council
    $23,068 awarded for Pan American Modernism implementation grant
  • Ensworth Charitable Foundation
    $19,200 awarded for Gengras Center School vocational program enhancements
  • Aurora Women and Girls Foundation, Inc.
    $15,000 awarded for Inspiring College Readiness & Increasing College Retention for Minority Women in the Greater Hartford Area Program
  • Mortensen Foundation
    $10,341 awarded for one SMART Board for CARE facility
    $3,495 awarded for five Apple iPads and cases
  • Berkshire Bank Foundation
    $10,000 awarded for Connecticut College Readiness Project
  • Walgreens
    $10,000 awarded for School of Pharmacy diversity initiative
  • Hartford Foundation for Public Giving - Beatrice Fox Auerbach Foundation Fund
    $8,208 awarded for School for Young Children summer scholarships
  • Hartford Foundation for Public Giving - Daphne G. Fuller Fund
    $6,817 awarded for the Gengras Center School
  • United Technologies Research Center
    $5,575 awarded to "Inspire Young Women in STEM"
  • Cumberland Pharmaceuticals
    $5,000 awarded for scholarships
  • Cumberland Pharmaceuticals
    $5,000 awarded for Acetaminophen Overdose Study
  • SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc.
    $5,000 grant for "We're Pulling for You" scholarships
  • New England Foundation for the Arts
    $3,750 awarded for the Helen Keller Ballet Performance
  • American Library Association
    $3,000 awarded for Latino Americans Program
  • Arnold P. Gold Foundation
    $3,000 awarded for White Coat Ceremony for nurses
  • Environmental Professionals Organization of Connecticut
    $2,571 awarded for River Watershed Monitoring Project