The Sudbury Foundation this week announced that it has awarded $143,000 to ten local nonprofits in its first round of granting for 2022.
“The Sudbury Foundation is proud to fund and partner with these impressive organizations. This first round of grants for 2022 provides broad support for nonprofits based in Sudbury as well as targeted support for local hunger relief organizations,” said Sudbury Foundation Executive Director, Sonia Shah.
The Sudbury Program Grants:
- Gifts of Hope Unlimited: $7,000
To help provide financial support for Sudbury families in need.
- Save A Dog, Inc.: $5,000
To support the teen volunteer program.
- SMILE Mass, Inc.: $25,000
To support the Club SMILE Mass program which provides hybrid after-school services to children and adults with severe disabilities.
- Sudbury Cooperative Preschool: $15,000
To support a Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Initiative.
- Sudbury Historical Society: $40,000
To assist in engaging with an archivist to catalogue its collections, update their database, and train volunteers on best practices.
- Town of Sudbury: $21,000
To purchase a power stretcher for the Fire Department’s third ambulance.
Hunger Relief Grants:
- Aurelia’s Garden: $2,500
- Drumlin Farm (A Sanctuary of the Massachusetts Audubon Society): $2,500
- Gaining Ground, Inc.: $15,000
- Sudbury Community Food Pantry: $10,000
The Sudbury Foundation is a private foundation working to transform lives and strengthen communities through grantmaking and scholarship programs in Sudbury, MA and surrounding communities. In 2021, the Foundation distributed $1.6 million in grants and scholarships to students and organizations in Sudbury, to organizations in communities surrounding Sudbury focused on Children, Youth and Families, and to organizations throughout the state of MA engaged in Farm and Local Food initiatives.