Q: Is the GEF part of the Granby Public School system?
A: No. The GEF is an all volunteer, non profit 501(c)(3) organization that is separate from the school system.
Q: When was the GEF established?
A: In 2000.
Q: Who are the "Friends of the Foundation"?
A: The Friends are community members, like yourself, who participate in volunteer opportunities by assisting the GEF with its many activities throughout the year.
Q: Do you have to be a teacher to apply for a grant?
A: No. The GEF accepts grant proposals from any nonprofit organization. If you are not affiliated with a nonprofit, you may contact the GEF for help in partnering with an appropriate organization for your project.
Q: What is the Arts Endowment?
A: The Arts Endowment has been established as a permanent source of funding for quality arts programming that will expose multiple generations of our community to exemplary works of art in all forms.
Q: What has the GEF accomplished?
A: The GEF funded and established the Salmon Brook Ecology Center ($350,000), created the Arts Endowment ($200,000), and has awarded approximately $100,000 in Community Grants.