Community Foundation Accepting Grant and Scholarship Applications

January 15, 2018 - Main Street Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications from area nonprofit organizations through its competitive General Grant Cycle while scholarship applications are being accepted from local students. All guidelines, eligibility criteria and links to the online applications are available on the Foundation’s Apply for a Grant webpage.

Nonprofit organizations serving Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and/or Wolcott may be eligible to apply for grants through the Foundation’s competitive General Grant Cycle. Funding consideration will be given to, but not limited to, proposals requesting support for charitable projects in the areas of education, health, human services, sports field maintenance, animal welfare, environment and arts and culture. All proposals for the General Grant Cycle are due March 30, 2018. 

Eligibility criteria and the link to the online applications for the General Grant Cycle is posted on the Foundation’s website. Interested organizations are required to contact Jarre Betts, Vice President of Programs, or Kate Kerchaert, Program Officer, at 860.583.6363 to discuss the proposal before submitting an application.

The Foundation is also accepting applications for scholarships from local residents who wish to pursue their educational and career goals. These scholarship funds target many diverse areas of study and are available to students at various points in their educational careers. The 2018 Scholarship Directory, which lists all scholarships and eligibility criteria, and the link to the Foundation’s online application are available on the Foundation’s Apply for a Scholarship webpage. The deadline for the majority of the scholarships is March 16, 2018.