Main Street Community Foundation Seeking Grant Applications from Organizations Serving Plainville

Main Street Community Foundation is inviting nonprofit organizations serving Plainville to apply for grants from the Plainville Community Fund. All guidelines, eligibility criteria and links to the online applications are now available on the Foundation’s website. The deadline to apply is April 30, 2021 at 4 p.m.

Either the organization or the program for which funding is requested must be located in Plainville and/or be of benefit to Plainville residents. Interested organizations must contact Kate Kerchaert, Director of Grants & Programs, at kate@mainstreetfoundation.org or 860.583.6363 for a preliminary discussion at least 7 business days prior to the deadline.

In 2020, Main Street Community Foundation awarded $12,000 in grants from the Plainville Community Fund to seven organizations. These grants included unrestricted operating support in response to COVID-19 as well as support for vital programs benefiting Plainville residents.

The Plainville Community Fund was established at Main Street Community Foundation in 2006 by a group of committed community leaders in Plainville who were interested in creating a permanent resource for charitable programs and projects that would enhance the quality of life for Plainville residents. Over the past 15 years, the Foundation has awarded grants from the Fund totaling nearly $100,000.