Non-profits can apply for grants

The Plainville Community Fund at the Main Street Community Foundation is now accepting applications for grants from 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations that serve the residents of Plainville, Connecticut. The deadline for submitting proposals is March 15, 2013.
The application, which includes the grantmaking criteria, is available on Main Street Community Foundation’s website,
Interested organizations must contact Jarre Betts, Director of Programs & Community Relations at the Foundation office at (860)583-6363 before submitting a proposal. All proposals are due by 4 p.m. on March 15.
The Plainville Community Fund was established at the Main Street Community Foundation by a group of Plainville leaders in early 2006 to create an additional resource for charitable projects and programs that would enhance the lives of Plainville residents. This is the sixth year that grants will be awarded from this fund. In 2012, $6,000 was distributed to five organizations to support educational and cultural programs at Plainville schools and nonprofit organizations, to support an event benefitting Plainville High School seniors and to provide food baskets for the holidays to residents in need.

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