Wednesday October 3, 2012

BRATTLEBORO -- The Vermont Community Foundation has announced that applications from the Brattleboro community are now being accepted for grants from the Dunham-Mason Fund.

The Dunham-Mason Fund was established at the Community Foundation in 2009 with the assets of the Dunham-Mason Foundation, which was dissolved in December 2008. The fund supports endeavors that contribute to the betterment and vitality of the Brattleboro area.

The Dunham-Mason Fund is interested in supporting organizations and projects that rely mainly on local financial support and focus on innovation, capital improvements, and historical renovation or preservation. Grants will range from $250 to $1,000. To be eligible for a grant, an applicant must be a tax exempt 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation or provide a fiscal sponsor.

Interested parties should visit the Community Foundation’s website at for guidelines and an application. The deadline for applications this fall is October 15; the deadline for the next round of grants is May 1, 2013.