Applying for Grants
The trustees of the Marlborough Brigham Family Trust are pleased to announce the opening of this years grant cycle. Marlborough nonprofits seeking financial support for programs and activities that directly benefit the Marlborough community are invited to apply for up to $6,000 for these programs and activities. Each grant application must be in the form of a 500-word (maximum) essay that clearly delineates:
Grant applications must be in the form of 500 word (maximum) essay that clearly delineates:
The target beneficiaries.
The goal(s) of the program / activity.
The amount being requested.
A brief explanation of any other funding sources.
Applicants must also include proof of their 501(c)(3) / nonprofit status (not needed for applicants who have previously submitted their proof).
Applications should be mailed to Marlborough Brigham Family Trust, P.O. Box 221, Marlborough, MA 01752, and must be postmarked between now and September 15, 2017. Trustees will screen applications and identify those most aligned with the spirit of the trust for follow-up. Potential recipients may be requested to submit project / activity budgets and copies of 990 Forms and Board of Directors / leadership information, plus agree to an interview by the trustees (if requested).
Applicants who have received a previous grant from the Trust must submit proof that those funds have been spent for the specific use for which the grant was awarded. This may be in the form of paid invoices, pictures, etc.
Awards will be announced in November, 2017.
Marlborough Brigham Family Trust, P.O. Box 221, Marlborough, MA 01752