Non-Profits Can Apply for Watertown Community Foundation’s Spring Grants

The following press release was provided by the Watertown Community Foundation

WATERTOWN – The Watertown Community Foundation (WCF) will open the 2023 application process for Institutional and Program grants starting April 3.  These grants support local non-profits, community-based organizations, programs, and projects that serve Watertown.  Approximately $130,000 in grants will be awarded. 

WCF’s Program Grants will support new or existing programs with an educational focus (broadly defined) that are run by local organizations that serve Watertown and are not offered through Watertown’s public or private schools. Eligible organizations may apply for grants of $500 up to $5,000. 

WCF’s Institutional Support Grants will support non-profit institutions central to the Watertown community by providing funds to support the organizational mission, staffing and operating costs. Institutional Support Grants do not restrict the use of funds or impose any requirements.  Eligible organizations may apply for grants of up to $7,500. 

The application deadline for both grant programs is April 24, 2023.  

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 About Watertown Community Foundation 

The Watertown Community Foundation works to build and sustain a vibrant, close-knit community in Watertown – now, and for future generations. To accomplish this, WCF connects networks of non-profits, grantees, program participants, and stakeholders; builds financial resources from people and partner institutions; grants funding opportunities to non-profits and community projects. Since its inception in 2003, WCF has awarded $ 2,900,000 in grants to programs and organizations serving Watertown. 

WCF Board of Directors: Lauren Coughlin Unsworth and Mary Ann Mulligan; Co-Presidents; Albrik Avanessian; Emily Barclay; Jennifer Davis; Ninos Hanna; Eileen Hsu-Balzer; Heather Leary; Maria Panaggio-Phillips; Anthony Paolillo; Lora Sabin; Robert Shay; David Siegel; Felicia Sullivan; Elaina Themistos; and Donna Tuccinardi

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