“Healthy Watertown” Grants

Healthy Watertown Grants 2017 Update

The Watertown Community Foundation (WCF) is now accepting applications for our 2017 Healthy Watertown Grants.


The Healthy Watertown Grants will support organizations that serve Watertown to develop new or continue existing programs with a health focus. Examples of programs eligible for Healthy Watertown Grants include:

  • Food pantry programs or equipment needs
  • Programs/services fostering healthy aging
  • Support programs for care-givers
  • Nutrition and/or meals programs for seniors
  • Programs combating obesity
  • Programs designed to help substance abusers become or remain “clean”
  • Health-related programs for infants and their families
  • Supplies/tools for community gardens


Health programs that serve students in Watertown’s public schools should apply to the School-based grant program.


Grant requests of up to $2,500 will be considered, though the average amount awarded will likely range from $500 to $2,000.


Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for a Healthy Watertown Grant, organizations must be public entities or nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status that:

  • Are based in Watertown and serve the town’s residents or, if based outside of Watertown, can document an existing partnership with an organization that directly serves Watertown residents AND
  • Provide a program or service to the community.



October 4, 2017                                  Request for Proposals Posted

November 1, 2017                              Applications Due to WCF

December 1, 2017                              Applicants Notified of Grant Decisions

December 15, 2018                            Final Grantee Reports Due to WCF

Applications can be completed here.