Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications for Programs Benefitting Plainville Residents

Friday, January 12, 2018

Scholarship and other grant applications also available

The Plainville Community Fund at Main Street Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations serving Plainville residents. All eligibility criteria and the link to the Foundation’s Online Grants Center are on the Foundation’s website, All proposals are due by March 16, 2018 at 4 p.m.

Consideration for funding from the Plainville Community Fund will be given to, but not limited to, proposals requesting support for charitable projects in the areas of community outreach, arts/culture, youth programs, education, health, human services and the environment.   

Interested organizations are required to contact Jarre Betts, Vice President of Programs, or Kate Kerchaert, Program Officer, at 860-583-6363 before submitting a proposal.

In addition, Main Street Community Foundation is accepting scholarship applications from Plainville students and residents, as well as those residing in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington, Wolcott and other towns. Scholarships are available to students at various points in their educational careers. The 2018 Scholarship Directory, which lists all scholarships and eligibility criteria, and the link to the Foundation’s online application are available on the Foundation’s website. The deadline for the majority of the scholarships is March 16, 2018.

Organizations serving residents in Bristol, Burlington, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott are also invited to apply for a grant from the Community Foundation’s General Grant Cycle. Proposals for the General Grant Cycle are due March 30, 2018.

The Main Street Community Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for both present and future generations in the communities served by encouraging and promoting gift planning, prudent stewardship of assets, effective grantmaking and community leadership. A nonprofit public charity, created by private citizens, the foundation works with donors in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott who wish to build permanent charitable endowments to support their communities. Since its founding in 1995, the foundation has provided over $15 million in grants and scholarships.



Samantha R. Rajotte
Communications Manager
Main Street Community Foundation