The Foundation provides grants to non-profits, public charities and tax-exempt organizations whose missions include assisting those in need.  One of the Foundation's core values is enriching the lives of individuals who are or have struggled and who are working toward a brighter future.  The Foundation is specifically interested in the following areas of giving: 

education, youth, elderly & disabled, low income, housing & homelessness, and programs which foster social responsibility.


Grants are reserved for tax-exempt organizations in Rockingham County (NH), Hillsborough County (NH), Essex County (MA), and Middlesex County (MA) or non-profits with specific programs that serve individuals in this region.

  Grant Cycle Deadlines   
2019 Cycle


Deadline: October 15, 2019 (please note extension)

Applicants will be notified of their award status by December 31, 2019

2020 Cycle

Deadline: October 1, 2020

Application will be available online August 15, 2020.

Please note that our application process is entirely online; any materials submitted via mail, email, or outside of the grant cycle will not be accepted. If you have any questions please contact our Director of Programs, Analise Brown, at


2020 Cycle

Deadline: September 15, 2020

Application will be available online August 1, 2020

  Meet the 2018 Grant Recipients    

Aaron's Presents, Inc.

ACT Lawrence, Inc.

Alternative House

Backyard Growers

Bethany Community Services

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell

Boys & Girls Club of Manchester

Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest

Bread & Roses Housing, Inc.

Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association of Greater Lowell, Inc.

Catholic Charitable Bureau of the Archdiocese of Boston, Inc.

Catie's Closet, Inc

Centerboard, Inc.

Coalition for a Better Acre

Girls Inc. of Greater Lowell

International Institute of New England

Jumpstart for Young Children, Inc.

Kids in Tech, Inc.

Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS)

Mayhew Program

Merrimack Valley Food Bank, Inc.

Merrimack Valley YMCA

My Breast Cancer Support

One Family, Inc.

Peak Movement, Inc.

Project LEARN Inc

Rise Above Foundation

Si, Se Puede

Society Of St Vincent de Paul Exeter


The Community Family, Inc.

The Pike School

The Umbrella Community Arts Center

More details on these great organizations will be available soon!
  Previous Grant Recipients    

A.M.S.I. Foundation

Aaron's Presents, Inc.

African Community Center of Lowell (f/a CTI)

Agassiz Village Summer Camp

Alternative House (f/a Women in Transition, Inc.)

Angkor Dance Troupe

Bethany Community Services

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem

Boys & Girls Club of Manchester

Bread & Roses Housing

Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association

Career Resource Corporation

Catie's Closet

Catholic Chartities of Merrimack Valley

Central Food Ministry

Community Teamwork Inc

Cultural Organization of Lowell


Family Promise of Greater Nashua

Farmsteads of New England

Friends Program

Girls Inc

House of Hope

Housing Families Inc

International Institute of Lowell

Jumpstart for Young Children

Lowell Community Charter Public School

Lowell Community Health Center

Lowell Middlesex Academy Charter School

Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust

Lowell Senior Center

Lucy's Love Bus

Luso American Education Foundation

Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers

Mayhew Program

Merrimack College (Lawrence STEM Part.)

Merrimack River Valley House

Merrimack Valley Food Bank

Merrimack Valley Housing Partnership

Merrimack Valley YMCA

Middlesex Community College

Mill City Grows

Nashua Children's Home

Notre Dame Cristo Rey

One Family, Inc.

Open Pantry of Greater Lowell

Plummer Home for Boys

Rise Above Foundation

S.T.E.P. Inc of Lowell

Si, Se Puede

St. Paul's Soup Kitchen

Ste. Jeanne d'Arc School

Suenos Basketball

The Pike School

University of Massachusetts Lowell


Webster House


(603) 475-6162

For immediate assistance, contact our Director of Programs, Analise Brown, via email

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