Foundation / Corporation
Foundation for MetroWest
03/22/19 5:00 PM
Grants of up to $7,000 to Lexington, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations and local government agencies for programming and general operating support. Funding is intended for activities that improve the quality of life of local residents and focus on arts and culture, health and human services, community development, and the environment. Applications that bring innovative thinking to big and small issues are encouraged.
For 2019 CEL will take particular interest in grant applications that include a focus on collaboration, thereby supporting CEL’s interest in building a strong, healthy community. CEL is looking for grant applications that feature a project that involves one or more nonprofits or town agencies working in Lexington. On a limited basis, the CEL will consider funding operations and general support. Organizations seeking operations and general support should be prepared to explain any decreases in funding from government sources, as well as plans to sustain going forward.
Proposals may be submitted for:
- Programming (existing, pilot, or expanded)
- Capital goods to advance programming or services offered (e.g., laptops)
- Capacity-building efforts including, but not limited to: Strategic planning; Data and evaluation; Organizational development; Communications and marketing; and Board of Directors (e.g., succession planning).
- Health and Human Services: To support families, youth, and underserved populations in creating pathways that improve overall quality of life.
- Arts and Culture: To support the cultural vitality of the Lexington community, including the visual arts, the performing arts, and historic preservation.
- Environment: To preserve Lexington’s natural resources and to increase environmental awareness, education, and engagement.
- Community Building: To support increased volunteerism and community involvement, to strengthen civic engagement, and to emphasize collaborations that enhance community initiatives.
GrantWatch ID#: 143248
Grant proposals will be accepted for proposals up to $7,000; the typical grant will range from $1,000 to $5,000.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
USA: Massachusetts: Lexington
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