Applications Available for 2019 Watertown Healthy Grants

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The Watertown Community Foundation (WCF) announces the release of the Fall 2019 Healthy Watertown Grants to support organizations that work to create new or existing programs to keep our community healthy. A total of $10,000 will be distributed through these health grants.

Past Healthy Grant awardees have included: Local food pantries; nutrition and meal programs for school age children and seniors; programs and services fostering healthy aging; mental health first aid training for first responders; programs designed to combat the opioid crisis and provide services and supports for individuals and families struggling with substance use disorders; and health-related programs for infants and their families.

Eligible organizations may apply for a maximum of $2500. The average amount awarded will range from $500 to $2500.

The application deadline for the Healthy Grant Program is November 15th, 2019. Eligibility information and application forms for the grant program is available on WCF’s website: www.watertownfoundation.org/healthy-watertown-grants/. You may email questions to Jan.Singer@watertownfoundation.org

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 raises funds from people and partner institutions, awards grants to non-profits and community projects, and builds networks of donors, grantees, program participants and stakeholders.

Since its inception in 2003, WCF has awarded over $1,000,000 in grants to programs and organizations serving Watertown.

WCF Board of Directors

David Siegel and Darshna Varia, Co-Presidents; Robert Airasian; Albrik Avanessian; Emily Barclay; Lauren Coughlin Unsworth; Eleanor Donato; William B. Ford; Antonia O’Hara; Maria Panaggio-Phillips; Ashley Morris; Mary Ann Mulligan; Tony Paolillo; Lora Sabin; Robert Shay; Elaina Themistos; and Kathryn White.

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