Dinner to raise funds for the Southborough Community – Sept 8

by beth on August 23, 2017

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The Southborough Community Fund is holding a special fundraising dinner on Friday, September 8th.

SCF provides grants to nonprofit organizations and town agencies serving the town of Southborough in the areas of human services, arts & culture, environment and community building.

The efforts are funded through donations from the community, raised through outreach efforts like this one.

The open invitation to the community reads:

You’re invited to

Southborough Community Fund Dinner

September 8, 2017
7:00 PM

Cocktails & Catering by Peppers

St. Mark’s Church Hall
27 Main Street, Southborough

Click here to join us for dinner

Click here to make a donation

We hope to see you at the dinner for a night of community and cocktails!
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Established in 2014, the Southborough Community Fund (SCF) promotes a spirit of philanthropy to help enhance the quality of life in Southborough.

Tickets to the dinner are $150. Money will go to SCF’s continuing efforts to provide grants that “support community needs and opportunities”. Grants generally range from $1,000 to $10,000.

The next round of grant applications is currently open with a deadline of September 8th (two hours before the fundraising dinner.) Click here to read more about that opportunity.

So what kind of grants would your tickets or donatins support? Last fall, the fund awarded $50,000 in grants to:

  • Assabet Valley Mastersingers (AVM)
  • Best Buddies, International
  • The Friends of the Southborough Council On Aging (COA)
  • Greater Marlboro Programs, Inc.
  • New Hope, Inc.
  • Southborough Historical Society
  • Southborough Public Library
  • Southborough Friends of Youth Commission (SYFS)
  • Southborough Open Land Foundation
  • Southborough Town Agency Collaborative
  • Southborough Trails Committee
  • Pilgrim Church – Messiah Community Chorus

You can read more about those projects here

*Southborough Community Fund is the Southborough “Town Fund” under the Foundation for Metrowest.

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