Foundation / Corporation
Greater Worcester Community Foundation (GWCF)
Grants up to $1,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations that provide emergency services for training, equipment, and educational opportunities. Funding is intended to improve preparation for emergency service teams active in the towns of the Blackstone Valley: Blackstone, Douglas, Grafton, Hopedale, Mendon, Millbury, Millville, Northbridge, Sutton, Upton, and Uxbridge.
The Foundation welcomes grant proposals that help local emergency personnel become better prepared in the following ways:
-Critical equipment purchases
-Practical trainings/educational opportunities
-Preference for educational opportunities that are available to your counterpart organizations in Blackstone Valley
GrantWatch ID#: 180087
Grant awards do not typically exceed $1,000.
Organizations that deploy emergency service teams in the towns of the Blackstone Valley: Millbury, Grafton, Northbridge, Upton, Hopedale, Mendon, Blackstone, Millville, Uxbridge, Douglas and Sutton may apply.
Deadline: March 30, 2018
It is helpful to call the Foundation before you apply, particularly if you are applying for the first time or plan a new program. This conversation will allow you to find out more and how the Foundation operates, and enable them to learn about your organization. Call the Foundation and ask to speak with a program officer.
Applicants are expected to use the forms provided. See below in Supporting Documents for relevant forms.
Apply for a Grant: http://www.greaterworcester.org/Grants/Apply-for-a-Grant
Application instructions and links to application forms:
Services to Nonprofit Organizations:http://www.greaterworcester.org/Grants/Ways-We-Work-With-Nonprofits
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online Application Portal: https://www.grantinterface.com/Common/LogOn.aspx?eqs=3QVk173peTmxbQZplIooYoBKIaMYZiEE0
Call 508-755-0980 to speak with a program officer.
For questions, assistance, an to find out if applicant organization already has an account in the Foundation system, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Greater Worcester Community Foundation
370 Main Street, Suite 650
Worcester, MA 01608
Ann T. Lisi, President and CEO
USA: Massachusetts: Millbury, Grafton, Northbridge, Upton, Hopedale, Mendon, Blackstone, Millville, Uxbridge, Douglas, and Sutton.