How to Apply

In these unprecedented times, the Southborough Community Fund would like to make the grant application and process as easy as possible.  We are looking to fund for your innovative and creative ideas.

Step 1: Review Eligibility, Guidelines & Deadlines

Eligibility, applications, and deadlines vary based on the grant program.

To view the 2020 Southborough Community Fund Grant Application Guidelines, click here.

To apply for the Southborough Community Fund Grant, click here.

Step 2: Get Started in our online grants management system, Foundant

New to the Foundation for MetroWest? Create an account.

Check out this video tutorial for help.

Note that multiple users can be associated with an organization.

If you need to create a profile for your organization, be sure to enter the full legal name associated with your EIN (e.g., Foundation for MetroWest Inc. versus FFMW).

Save your login email and password in a safe location.

Applied to the Foundation for MetroWest in the past? Log into your existing account.

To reset your password, follow the directions on the login page.

Some email communications from Foundation for MetroWest will come from the address; please be sure to add this to your email address book to ensure they do not go to spam.

Our online system works with all major internet browsers, though we recommend using Chrome or Firefox.

Step 3: Apply

Submit your application by the stated deadline. Late applications will not be accepted.

Step 4: Review by Southborough Community Fund’s Community Board

SCF Community Board Members may contact you to arrange a site visit for more information. Note that not every organization will be asked to host one, and is not an indication one way or the other as to our funding decisions.

Step 5: Grant Decisions

You will be notified by email if your organization will receive full or partial funding, or be denied. Please refer to specific guidelines, calendars, and timelines provided in the application guidelines.

Apply for a grant from the Foundation for MetroWest