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Cambridge/Agassiz/Harvard Community, Culture, and Recreation (CAH) Fund

Grants to Cambridge, Massachusetts Nonprofits for Culture, Health,
Environmental Sustainability, Education, Recreation, and Community

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Cambridge Community Foundation (CCF)

Deadline Date:

04/15/19 5:00 PM


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Grants averaging $5,000 to Cambridge, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for programs that will improve the quality of life for children, youth, families, individuals, and seniors in Cambridge and the Agassiz community. Funding is intended to supplement existing sources of funding rather than replace them. Pilot projects and collaboration among organizations are encouraged. Funding is intended to support the strengthening of organizational capacity, self-reliance, and sustainability.

Activities must be open to all Cambridge residents and encourage inclusion of diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic constituencies. Preference will be given to projects of the Agassiz community or agencies seeking to increase the access of underserved groups and people of modest means to community, culture, health, environmental sustainability, education, recreation, or community building opportunities.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 175459

Estimated Size of Grant:

An average grant is $5,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The agency must be a 501(c)(3) and the program must serve the people of Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Projects not funded by CAH:
- Projects proposed by individuals or for-profit organizations.
- Projects requesting general operating funds or salaries.
- Projects or programs that would not be open to all residents of Cambridge.

Pre-Application Information:

There are two annual deadlines for proposal submissions: April 15 and October 15. If the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, applications are due by 5:00 PM on the following business day.

Typically, agencies will receive funding only once a year.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Proposals must be submitted via email to the fund administrator at

Questions about the Cambridge Agassiz Harvard Fund should be directed to Terry DeLancey, CAH Fund Administrator, at the email address above or by calling 617-349-6287 Ext. 10.

99 Bishop Allen Drive
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

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USA: Massachusetts: Cambridge