Critical Community Needs

This action area covers a selected set of severe challenges to the welfare and safety of people in North Central Massachusetts.

The 2020 Critical Community Needs Program is accepting applications for programs and projects operating within our 33-community region that seek to address: 

  • Opioid and other substance use disorders; 
  • Homelessness, especially those providing low-threshold services;
  • Suicide prevention.


Nov.             Grant application deadline

Dec.             Award Decisions

This grant program is now closed to new applications for 2020.

If you have questions, please contact Tammy Staal at tstaal@cfncm.org.

Grantee Reporting

Interim Progress Report - To be completed after month 6 of the granted project.

Final Progress Report - To be completed within 45 days of the end of the grant period.



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Fitchburg, MA 01420


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