Grant Application Information

Only one proposal may be submitted at a time. If a grant is not awarded, applicants may reapply one year after the date of decision on a previous proposal. Grants are normally made for one year only. When the circumstances justify it, however, a commitment may be made for support for two or more years.

Individual Applicants

Individuals may submit their Individual Grant Application with any additional information the applicant believes appropriate.

Please note that the following must be included with the application:

  • Evidence the beneficiary is a resident of the Town or Marshfield, MA or Plymouth County, MA.
  • Evidence of financial and medical need must be documented.
  • The tax returns for the last two years and the doctor’s letter are required.
  • Sources of other funding, either received or sought, should also be listed.
  • Individuals need not seek the sponsorship or endorsement of any public or private entity before applying for grants from the Foundation.
  • Two estimates are required for each request.

Download Individual Application

Mail individual applications to:

Edwin Phillips Foundation
P.O. Box 1328
Marshfield, MA 02050

Applications are due:

  • January 1st
  • April 1st
  • July 1st, and
  • October 1st

Institutional Applicants

All institutional grant recipients must document that the grant funds are used to the extent practical to benefit children from the Town of Marshfield. Institutional applicants must submit an Institutional Grant Application with additional requested information as below:

  • A brief description of the background and purpose of the organization making the proposal.
  • A list of members of the board of directors or trustees; names and qualifications of the officers; a list of staff positions.
  • Evidence of the tax-exempt status of the organization; i.e., a copy of the organization’s federal (IRS) tax status ruling letter.
  • A Clear and comprehensive description of the project and an explanation of its significance to the Town or Marshfield, MA or Plymouth County, MA. Explain what it will accomplish, why it is import, and why it should be given priority in the competition for funds. Include a definition of the area served, both geographically and demographically.
  • A detailed budget for the project justifying the amount of money requested; if the request is for operating or programmatic support, a projected budget of the organization should be submitted.
  • A Form 990 and audited financial statement for the most recent fiscal year.
  • A statement of other possible sources of funding, private and public, including an explanation of the efforts made to secure such funding, and a statement of funds that have already been secured.
  • A statement of agreement to report on the results of the project and on the expenditure of grant funds.

Download Institutional Application

Mail institutional applications to:

Edwin Phillips Foundation
P.O. Box 1328
Marshfield, MA 02050

Applications are due:

  • January 1st
  • April 1st
  • July 1st, and
  • October 1st