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An Overview of Our Flexible Funding Opportunity

We are excited to announce 2022’s round of Flexible Funding, which will provide general operating support to nonprofits that benefit our region.

As part of the Foundation’s strategic vision, preference will be given to organizations, whose missions are in the following areas:

Preference will also be given to organizations where leadership is racially diverse.

Program Details:

There will be a minimum of $2,000,000 for this grant opportunity with a goal of awarding at least 75% of the funds to organizations aligned with the Foundation’s stated strategic focus areas. This opportunity will award grants of $30,000 to support organizations for the 2023 calendar year with the expectation that awarded funds will be expended by December 31, 2023. Organizations may choose how to apply the funds to their operations, i.e., programs, operating support, etc.

Eligible organizations must have IRS designated 501(c)(3) status or an established fiscal sponsorship and must substantially benefit residents in Franklin, Hampden and/or Hampshire counties.

Multiple sources of funding support this opportunity including some geographic or programmatic restrictions.

Funding cannot support the following:

Grant Deadlines

Apply

Click here to apply.
A copy of the application can be found here.

Connect with Community Foundation Staff

We’d like to be in touch with organizations that want guidance and support through the application process. You can reach us at grants@communityfoundation.org for both technical assistance and/or to talk about your application. You can also connect with us at the following times:

In-Person Community Gathering
Wednesday July 27th 10:30am-12pm at
HCC MGM Culinary Arts Institute, Holyoke

In-Person Community Gathering
Wednesday July 27th 3:30pm-5pm at
Double Edge Theatre, Ashfield

Online Information Session
Watch previously recorded session here.
Tuesday August 2nd 12pm-1pm

In-Person Community Gathering
Thursday August 4th 4:30pm-6pm at
Bombyx Center for Arts and Equity, Florence

Online Grant Writing Workshop
Tuesday August 9th 12pm-1pm

Online Information Session
Wednesday August 24th 9am-10am


Online Drop-In Hours
September 6th-9th 9am-12pm

Online Drop-In Hours
September 12th-16th 2pm-5pm

Questions? Comments?

Please reach out to Community Impact and Partnerships.