John W. Boynton Fund Grant: Athol Area Residents

John W. Boynton Fund

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Grant amount: US $10,000 - US $25,000

Anticipated deadline: Feb 1, 2020

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, General Operating Expense, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Worcester County, Massachusetts

Location of residency: Massachusetts

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About this funder:



The John W. Boynton Fund was established in 1952 by Dora Carter Boynton in memory of her husband. In her will, Mrs. Boynton asked that "organizations which benefit poor, needy and deserving persons and particularly those of advanced years and gentility" be considered. She also expressed a desire that special consideration be given to charitable organizations serving the Town of Athol.

Primarily, funding is provided to programs or organizations serving the following:

A typical grant is $10,000 (normal range is $10,000 - $25,000).

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Applicants must be classified by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as a 501(c)(3) public charity.
  • General operating support will be considered.


  • Grant requests for new or special programs and capital projects are preferred. 


  • The foundations do not consider grant requests from individuals and do not support organizations attempting to influence policy through direct lobbying or any political campaigns.