CRA/Community Development Grants

Community Reinvestment

Webster provides grants, investments, loans, leadership and technical assistance to community and economic development organizations, focusing on programs that serve low- and moderate-income people and small business development initiatives including programs targeted to women and minorities.

Major areas of support are:

  • Community Development Finance Institutions (CDFIs) and investors that finance affordable housing and small businesses
  • Community Development Corporations (CDCs) that develop or promote affordable housing and small business development programs
  • Community and economic development planning entities
  • Organizations providing credit-access training such as mortgage and homebuyer counseling, financial literacy training and Individual Development Accounts (IDAs).

Guidelines for Submitting a Proposal

The CRA Economic and Community Development Grant Application should be submitted between January and April. Awards will be made in July. CRA guidelines are available by contacting the CRA Officer.

Send proposals to

Patricia Mills
Vice President – CRA Officer
436 Slater Road, New Britain, CT 06053
Phone: (860) 612-5748
Fax: (860) 612-5727