Main Street Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications for Programs Benefitting Men and Boys

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

BRISTOL, CT -- Main Street Community Foundation (MSCF) is accepting applications for grants distributed from the Men & Boys’ Fund. Nonprofit organizations with programs serving men and boys in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott are invited to apply.  Full guidelines, eligibility criteria and links to the online application are available on the Foundation’s website, www.mainstreetfoundation.org. All proposals are due by 4 pm on September 11, 2020.

The Men & Boys' Fund was established in 2016 at MSCF by a group of local, committed men who were concerned about the specific, critical needs of men and boys that are not being met. The goal of the grantmaking program is to provide funds for programs that make it possible for men and boys to improve the quality of their lives, increase self-sufficiency and make a positive difference in their community.

Organizations interested in applying should contact Kate Kerchaert, Director of Grants and Programs, at 860-583-6363 before submitting a proposal.

All information is available on the Foundation’s website, www.mainstreetfoundation.org.

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 $19.3 million in grants and scholarships.

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Contact:

Kate Kerchaert
Director of Grants and Programs
Main Street Community Foundation
860-583-6363
kate@mainstreetfoundation.org

Website: www.mainstreetfoundation.org