Financial Resources 

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There may be funding available to support your efforts to enhance your community, but do you know where to look?  See below for some resources.


Patronicity - Patronicity brings together local citizens and sponsors to support great initiatives in their communities.

WorthWild - WorthWild is a crowdfunding platform for environmentally-conscious businesses, nonprofits and individuals that want to raise money to fund projects that protect and sustain the planet. 


City of Boston Community Preservation Act Funds - In Boston, millions of dollars per year are generated by a surcharge to support historic preservation, affordable housing, and parks and open space. Applications for the next round of funds are due September 27, 2019. Learn more and submit an application to enhance open space.

City of Boston Love Your Block Mini-Grants - The deadline is in the spring. These funds help transform physical landscapes with social programs that highlight the culture of a community.

Home Depot Community Impact Grants - The Home Depot Foundation offers grants, up to $5,000, to IRS-registered 501c designated organizations and tax-exempt public service agencies in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their community. Grants are given in the form of The Home Depot gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, or services.

Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation Partnerships Matching Funds Program - for state properties under the jurisdiction of DCR

Massachusetts Environmental Trust - Goal is to improve and safeguard the quality of the waterways throughout the Commonwealth. Funds nonprofit organizations, municipalities, scientists and educational institutions through four programs.

Massachusetts Non-Profit Network - Learn about grants and awards

New England Grassroots Environmental Fund - Learn about Seed Grants and Grow Grants

Wells Fargo Environmental Grant Programs - By invitation only

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