Mary B. Grogan Fund for Youth

The Mary B. Grogan Fund for Youth is a permanent charitable resource to benefit young residents of Millbury, Massachusetts. It was created in August 2001 with an endowment gift made by Worcester County 4-H Foundation upon their dissolution. The Fund honors Mary B. Grogan’s decades of leadership.

An appointed advisory committee of Millbury residents determines how grants will be awarded. A typical grant is in the range of $200 - $1,000. The Fund is managed by Greater Worcester Community Foundation, a nonprofit service organization that administers endowment gifts contributed by individuals and organizations to benefit people in cities and towns throughout Worcester County.

Areas of Interest

The Mary B. Grogan Fund for Youth provides financial support for educational and recreational projects for the youth of Millbury. To receive funding, applicants must state how they will use the grant to do the following:

  • Benefit Millbury youth;
  • Support an educational or recreational program, especially those focusing on aspects of the environment, agriculture, horticulture and animal life; and
  • Attract other resources or secure matching funds from public or private sources.

Please feel free to describe your project to Foundation staff before submitting an application, to find out if it is a likely match for this fund.

Scope and Limitations

The Fund will support educational and recreational programs for Millbury youth, especially those that focus on the environment, agriculture, horticulture and animal life.

Deadline

October 16, 2017

Application

The application form is online. The first time an organization applies to the Foundation through our online application system, it creates an Organization Account to use for each application going forward. Please use the same account you have previously used, or create a new one if this your first time applying online. You may contact Foundation staff to find out if your organization already has an account in our system.

The budget form to include in your application is available here and can also be accessed from the application.

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