Auburn Foundation Is Accepting Applications For Grants

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AUBURN, Mass. — The Auburn Foundation is accepting applications from nonprofit cultural and human service organizations for projects that would improve the quality of life for Auburn residents.

Of special interest are projects that would improve the lives of those who are most vulnerable, contribute to healthy living, enrich the cultural environment or strengthen community life.

Grants typically range from $500 to $5,000 and may be used for support, programs, staff costs or equipment purchases.

An information session will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at the Auburn Senior Center, 4 Goddard Drive. Attendance at the session is not required to apply. Topics will include grant guidelines and a discussion on completing the new online application.

Applicants must be 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that serve the community of Auburn. Public schools are not eligible. Applications are due April 1.

The Auburn Foundation is managed by the Greater Worcester Community Foundation, 370 Main St., Suite 650, Worcester, MA 01608.

The nonprofit organization's mission is to expand and support philanthropy. It manages permanent endowment funds, provides gift planning services to donors and their advisers and distributes grants and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations to enhance the communities of Central Massachusetts.

Application materials are available online.

For more information, contact Lois A. Smith at 508-755-0980 or by email.

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