Falmouth Fund Accepting Applications for Up to $100K in Grant Funding

SOUTH YARMOUTH – The Falmouth Fund of The Cape Cod Foundation is accepting applications for its tenth year of grantmaking.

The fund will award up to $100,000 this year to nonprofit organizations for projects that serve the Falmouth community in the focus areas of education, arts and culture, health and human services, and the environment.

“Our goalis to make a difference inmanypeople’s lives by supporting the important work the nonprofits in our community are doing,” says Chair Sharon Nunes. “Over the years, The Falmouth Fund has helped support food pantries, shelters, health centers, and mentoring programs. We have helped preserve historical buildings and precious open spaces. We have supported talks, concerts, film festivals, and new theatrical works.”

There are two funding categories for nonprofit organizations submitting applications this year: General Grants and Strategic Focus Grants.

General Grants address emerging opportunities, launch creative initiatives, or cover costs of small, one-time projects for the organization.The application deadlineis December 15.

Strategic Focus Grants address strategic initiatives and long-range organizational capacity-building. The first step in the Strategic Focus Grant process is to submit a Letter of Inquiry (LOI) to The Cape Cod Foundation byOctober 15. The Advisory Committee will notify applicants who have been selected for further consideration by November 15. A full proposal must be submitted by the applicant byDecember 15.

The application process can completed online at capecodfoundation.org.

The fund has granted almost $500,000 since 2009.

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