Spring Grants Deadline

//Spring Grants Deadline
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Community Fund Grants:
  • Competitive one year grants
  • Awarded as Small grants of up to $5,000 or Large grants of above $5,000
  • Deadline: October 2 or February 15
  • Awards announced:
    • Fall grants announced after November board meeting
    • Spring grants announced after March board meeting
  • Broad in scope to support attention to needs and leveraging opportunities for Cambridge and its residents:
    • Span the breadth of relevant issue areas
    • Can be used for:
      • focused programs/projects
      • launching creative initiatives
      • building organizational capacity
      • general operations
    • Foundation grantmaking does not typically fund one-time events, conferences, equipment, or capital improvements.
  • Available to eligible 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations or entities operating under the fiscal sponsorship of a tax-exempt nonprofit, that serve the people of Cambridge.  Individuals are not eligible.
  • Nonprofit organizations may apply for one Community Fund grant each year —a Community Fund SMALL Grant OR a Community Fund LARGE Grant.