Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters
Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits in
Eligible Regions to Address Food Insecurity

MetroWest Hunger Relief Fund

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

Foundation for MetroWest (FFMW)

Conf. Date:

12/16/21

Deadline Date:

01/14/22 5:00 PM

Description:

Request a Grant Writer

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations in eligible regions to address food insecurity. Funding is intended to support the following areas: capacity building, general operating support, project or program-specific needs, and select capital needs. Eligible food support organizations must serve the MetroWest region, which includes 33 towns loosely bound by Routes 128 and 495 on the east and west, Route 2 on the north and Route 109 on the south.

Foundation for MetroWest (FFMW) recognizes that there is no singular barrier to food access in the region. As such, its MetroWest Hunger Relief Fund is structured to address hunger as a regional, systemic problem. The Foundation's mission for the MetroWest Hunger Relief Fund is to invest in local organizations that work across the food system to eliminate hunger and provide food security to all MetroWest residents.

The Foundation will award grants to support the following through the 2022 Hunger Relief Grant Program:

  • General operating needs
  • Program/project specific needs
  • Capacity building needs, including:
    • Technology – software, consultants, etc.
    • Consultants – strategic planning, governance/leadership/professional development, fundraising, DEI, learning and evaluation, etc.
  • Capital needs, specifically one-time capital expenses for items including:
    • Vehicles
    • Furniture/equipment
    • Technology purchases
    • Other durable assets

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 185718

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$1,000,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant awards could range in size from $1,000 to $100,000. There is no minimum request amount.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must:
- Have 501(c)(3) tax status as a registered nonprofit organization OR have an eligible fiscal sponsor
- Serve the MetroWest region

New buildings, additions, or building enhancements will not be considered.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Information Session: 2022 Hunger Relief Grant Program

Join the Foundation for MetroWest to learn about the focus of the 2022 Hunger Relief Grant Program. There will be time for Q&A as well. The event will be held virtually via Zoom and all event details will be sent to those registered 24 hours prior to the event.

Date and time
Thu, December 16, 2021
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST

For more information and to register, see: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/information-session-2022-hunger-relief-grant-program-tickets-220190996197

Pre-Application Information:

The 2022 grant cycle is an online process and will operate based on the following timeline:

- Wednesday, December 1st, 9:00 AM: Applications open online
- Thursday, December 16th, 11:00 AM: Information session
- Friday, January 14th, 5:00 PM: Deadline to submit
- Month of February: Follow up conversations/site visits
- Mid-March: Applicants notified of decision

Only one application should be submitted per organization.

Please contact MetroWest prior to submitting your application if your funding needs total more than $50,000.

Applicant Tutorial Video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8P9ImR-APIbOVI5YVBFUWpXbnc/view?resourcekey=0-dibji2tQM5Wvm3VbhhuG2A

Contact Information:

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

Apply online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=foundationformetrowest

For questions, please contact the grants team at grants@foundationformetrowest.org.

Foundation for MetroWest
3 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760
(508) 647-2260

Grant Coverage Areas:

For a map and list of communities served, see here: https://foundationmw.org/who-we-are/about-us/

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Massachusetts: MetroWest region

Suggested Grants:

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits for Community Benefit Programs Primarily to Support Youth

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for community benefit initiatives. A letter of intent must be submitted prior to submitting a full proposal. Priority is given to addressing the needs of low-income youth, children, and their families. The funding source s

GrantWatch ID#: 125830

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofit Charitable Organizations to Impact Public Policy in a Var...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit charitable organizations to impact public policy in a variety of national and international issues. In previous years, grants have been awarded for general operations and project support to think tanks, national councils, judicial orga

GrantWatch ID#: 125864

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to USA and Canada Medical Residents to Improve the Health and Well-Being of Children

Deadline 01/24/22

Grants of up to $2,000 to USA and Canada medical residents for projects to improve children's health and well-being. Funding is intended to meet the health needs of children with a broad-based community approach. Projects must be led by a pediatrician or pediatric resid

GrantWatch ID#: 129263

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 05/01/22

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400

Grants to USA Health Care Providers in Rural Areas to Improve Quality of Services

Deadline 03/21/22 Conference Date: 01/26/22

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit and public health care providers, hospitals, and health clinics in rural areas to improve the quality of health services. Applicants must submit their intent to apply prior to applying and are advised that required registrations m

GrantWatch ID#: 131634

Grants to Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, and Massachusetts Nonprofits for Initiatives to Reduc...

Deadline 06/30/22

Grants of up to $75,000 to Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, and Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for initiatives to reduce youth violence in eligible locations. Funding is intended for programs and projects designed for at-risk youth and youth adults in lower-income an

GrantWatch ID#: 131907

Grant to a USA Graduate Student for Research Addressing Child Psychology

Deadline 06/15/22

Grant of $8,000 to a USA graduate student for research addressing child psychology. Funding is intended to support innovative and impactful projects that study the relationship between self-identity and scholastic achievement, primarily for children in kindergarten thro

GrantWatch ID#: 132694