Scholarships offered; grants offered to local nonprofits

Main Street Community Foundation is currently accepting scholarship applications from local students as well as grant applications from area nonprofit organizations through its General Grant Cycle and the Plainville Community Fund. All guidelines, eligibility criteria and the applications are available on the Foundation’s website,

A total of 60 scholarships are being offered this year through the Community Foundation to local residents who wish to pursue their educational dreams. These scholarship funds target many diverse areas of study and are available to students at various points of their educational careers. The 2015 Scholarship Directory, which lists all scholarships and eligibility criteria, and the link to the foundation’s online application are available on the foundation’s website.

Nonprofit organizations serving Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and/or Wolcott may be eligible to apply for grants through the foundation’s competitive General Grant Cycle, while organizations serving Plainville residents may be eligible to apply to the Plainville Community Fund.

Applications and eligibility criteria for the General Grant Cycle and the Plainville Community Fund are posted on the Foundation’s website.

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