Overview

Community Enrichment and Organizational Development

This action area covers a broad range of activities that enhance the quality of life in our communities. They include community development, civic engagement, support for vulnerable populations, and arts and cultural initiatives.  It also seeks to help nonprofit efforts to enhance their organizational performance and staff development.

Community Enrichment Program

Objectives

Advance community vitality. Vital communities are characterized by strong, active and inclusive relationships between residents, private sector, public sector and civil society organizations that work to foster individual and collective wellbeing.

Examples include:

  • Promoting community development
  • Advancing community diversity/inclusion
  • Strengthening arts and cultural assets
  • Enhancing supports for vulnerable populations

Schedule

July 15             Letter of Interest deadline

July 28             Request for full proposal

Aug 14             Full proposal deadline

Late Sept         Award decisions

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Organizational Development Program

Objectives

Strengthen and/or increase the operational and strategic  capabilities of local nonprofit organizations. 

Examples include:

  • Strategic assessment/plan
  • Succession planning
  • Board development
  • Staff development
  • Merger or restructuring assessment

Schedule

July 15             Letter of Interest deadline

July 28             Request for full proposal

Aug 14             Full proposal deadline

Late Sept         Award decisions

Click Here To Apply

Address

649 John Fitch Hwy
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Directions

Contact

Phone: 978-345-8383
Fax: 978-345-1459
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