FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 12, 2012
CONTACT: Michael Schade
Wanted: “Healthy Watertown” Grant Applications
Watertown – The Watertown Community Foundation (WCF) is now accepting proposals for its health-related grant program.
The “Healthy Watertown” program is designed to help organizations that serve Watertown develop new or continue existing programs with a health focus. Eligible organizations may apply for grants up to $2,500. A total of $19,000 in funding will be awarded.
The application deadline is October 19, 2012.
Information about this grant program is available by emailing [email protected], calling 617.926.1500 or by writing to the Watertown Community Foundation, PO Box 334, Watertown MA 02471-0334.
WCF’s “Healthy Watertown” grant program is funded by the Tufts Health Plan Foundation.
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, businesses and partner institutions, awards grants to non-profits and community projects, and builds networks of donors, grantees, program participants and stakeholders.
WCF and its grantees are consistent leaders in efforts to:
• Advance education and health,
• Support the most vulnerable,
• Protect the environment,
• Foster community engagement and leadership.
In its short existence, WCF has awarded over $330,000 in grants. Persons interested in supporting WCF should contact Michael Schade, Executive Director.
WCF Board of Directors
Andrew Bundy, President; William B. Ford, Treasurer; Roberta Miller and Robert P. Shay, Vice-Presidents; Marian Grogan; Rob Kelly, Teresa Leonard; Doreen Munger-Dawson; Susan Musinsky; Pia Owens; Lora Sabin; Thea Sahr; Ken Sheytanian; Stephen M. Winnick; Raymond H. Young.
Thank you and don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.
Watertown Community Foundation
…Here for Good
PO Box 334
Watertown, Massachusetts 02471-0334
Please don’t hesitate to contact us directly for assistance!