COVID-19 Response Fund

COVID-19 Response Fund

The Community Foundation Critical Needs - COVID-19 Response Fund has been established to help our nonprofit organizations sustain operations during this unprecedented crisis.

As this crisis is rapidly unfolding, it is possible that needs will continue. While our resources are limited, we understand that organizations may need to reach out again in the near future.

Eligibility: To recieve a grant from this fund you must:

  • Be a nonprofit organization with a 501c3 designation or be supported by a fiscal sponsor.

  • Be located and operate within the 33-community region of North Central Massachusetts. (If not, see below).

  • Priority will be given to organizations providing essential services.


To apply for a grant, click on the link below,

  • Create an account (email and password)


You will then be directed to the grant application page.

  • The grant includes a brief agency profile and a few questions asking you to describe your need.

  • Before your submit, you can review your application and save it and return to it to finish it later.

  • If you are having trouble with the application process, email Tammy Staal at



Please understand that we evaluating responses as best we can and balancing competing needs against limited resources amidst a crisis of unknown length or depth. 

If you're not located in one of our 33-communities, please consider:


649 John Fitch Hwy
Fitchburg, MA 01420


Phone: 978-345-8383
Fax: 978-345-1459
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