Grants for Residents, Local Businesses, and Community Groups


Single Family Housing Repair Loans & Grants provides loans to very-low-income homeowners to repair, improve or modernize their homes or grants to elderly very-low-income homeowners to remove health and safety hazards. For more info and to apply visit:


The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for private, public, and non-profit entities to replace eligible diesel vehicles and equipment with zero emission technologies. Through the federal Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) program, Massachusetts is conducting a competitive electric-only Solicitation with an application deadline of 5 PM August 24, 2022. This is an early replacement program designed to accelerate the retirement of less efficient and more polluting diesel vehicles and equipment. See the website for more information and to apply:

The Commonwealth is providing eligible employers with funding to quickly hire and train new workers-enabling more people to get back to work and meeting workforce needs. Visit or for questions reach out to

The Massachusetts Service Alliance's Youth Development Volunteer Initiative Youth Development Volunteer Initiative supports youth-serving organizations and programs through its Volunteer Generation Fund. Under this initiative, MSA awards grants up to $10,000 to provide capacity-building opportunities to nonprofits to better engage volunteers in youth development programming by creating, expanding, or replicating promising models. Requests for proposals are typically announced in late August, with a grant start dates of December 1st.  For more info visit

The Community Foundation North Central Massachusetts' Community Enrichment grants will open for applications in July 2022 for nonprofit organizations.  The objectives advance community vitality. Examples include: Promoting community development; building or strengthening artistic, historical and cultural assets; and, advancing community cohesion and civic participation. For more info visit



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