Healthy Watertown Grants Available from Community Foundation

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The Watertown Community Foundation (WCF) announced the release of the Fall 2022 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 $2,500. The average amount awarded will range from $500 to $2,500.

The application deadline for the Healthy Grant Program is October 28, 2022.

Eligibility information and application forms for the grant program is available on WCF’s website: You may email questions to

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 nearly $2 million in grants to programs and organizations serving Watertown.

WCF Board of Directors

Lauren Coughlin Unsworth and Darshna Varia, Co- Presidents; Albrik Avanessian; Emily Barclay; Jennifer Davis; Eileen Hsu-Balzer; Heather Leary; Mary Ann Mulligan; Antonia O’Hara; Maria Panaggio-Phillips; Anthony Paolillo; Christine Parker; Lora Sabin; Robert Shay; David Siegel; Felicia Sullivan; Elaina Themistos; Donna Tuccinardi; and Kathryn White.

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