FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 12, 2012
CONTACT: Michael Schade
PHONE: 617.926.1500
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, 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.
Best regards,
Michael Schade
Executive Director
Watertown Community Foundation
…Here for Good

PO Box 334
Watertown, Massachusetts 02471-0334
o: 617.926.1500
m: 978.314.2302