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Cape Ann Community Foundation (CACF) Grant

Grants to Connecticut Nonprofits, Agencies, and Educational, Religious,
Cultural, and Scientific Institutions to Benefit Local Residents

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Cape Ann Community Foundation (CACF)

Deadline Date:

06/01/21

Description:

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Grants of up to $5,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, agencies, and educational, religious, cultural, and scientific institutions to benefit local residents in eligible areas. Funding is intended for projects to encourage economic development and employment and to enhance the quality of life for local residents in the Cape Ann region and the communities of Essex, Gloucester, Manchester-by-the-Sea, and Rockport.

Grants for projects that support the Foundation’s mission to improve the regions economy and overall quality of life for the residents of Cape Ann in the following areas:

  • Regional promotion: projects that support and enhance the quality of life for the Cape Ann region and the communities of Essex, Gloucester, Manchester-by-the-Sea and Rockport; and promote Cape Ann as a desirable place to live, work, recreate and vacation.
  • Economic Development: projects that expand employment opportunities and enhance the economic vitality of Cape Ann, including but not limited to projects that facilitate the start-up of new enterprises or the expansion of existing enterprises on Cape Ann.
  • Training and Education: projects that support the training and education of the current and future Cape Ann workforce, including entrepreneurial training, to help Cape Ann residents succeed and thrive in the 21st-century economy.

Please note that the Board of Directors favors: 

  • Projects that will serve a wide segment of the community and assist those who are not served adequately by existing resources; 
  • Demonstration projects that provide practical approaches for dealing with specific problems; and 
  • Projects where the Foundation’s contribution is likely to leverage additional support. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 195658

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants range from $2,000 to $5,000

Term of Contract:

Grant funds are available to support activities that occur after the date of the grant award.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants include religious, educational, scientific and cultural institutions; poverty relief agencies; and in general any organization that qualifies as a 501(c) (3) charity and is based in or providing services to the Cape Ann community. Local governments and their subdivisions in the communities of Essex, Gloucester, Manchester-by-the-Sea and Rockport are also eligible to apply for CACF grants.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for grant applications is June 1, 2021.

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://forms.gle/XPCzcp821557nPm88

For further information call the Chamber at (978) 283-1601 or email Peter Webber at peter@capeannchamber.com.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Massachusetts: The Cape Ann region and the communities of Essex, Gloucester, Manchester-by-the-Sea, and Rockport

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