Williamstown Community Chest Annual Flynt Grant

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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Williamstown Community Chest is accepting applications for its 2023 Mary and Henry Flynt Grants.  
Applications are due by Oct. 6, 2023.
 The bequest that established the grant program specifies that grants will be made annually, based on a competitive process to:
 "…persons or entities (including the Town of Williamstown) that provide services to the town or its residents (although not necessarily exclusively)."  
 The criteria for reviewing applications will:
 "…relate to the maintenance or improvement of the quality of life of the residents of Williamstown, defined broadly."  
 For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible.
The seventh round of grants in 2022 supported twelve one-time projects and innovative programs proposed by local organizations.
An application form for the Mary and Henry Flynt Grant is available on the Williamstown Community Chest's website, WilliamstownCommunityChest.org, or by contacting the Community Chest office at 413-458-2443 or info@WilliamstownCommunityChest.org.  Anyone interested in applying may contact the office for additional information.
According to a press release, since 1927, the Williamstown Community Chest has strengthened its community by mobilizing resources for organizations that assist people in need.  Its volunteer board of directors conducts an annual fundraising campaign and 100 percent of the proceeds support nineteen local human service agencies that serve people of all ages and circumstances.  Those interested in learning more about the Williamstown Community Chest's work or how to donate are invited to visit the website or contact the office by telephone or email.

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Nate Karren scored 12 points and pulled down a team-high seven rebounds for Williams, which outscored its hosts by a margin of 37-21 in the second half.
Williams (9-1) goes to California to play Redlands on Dec. 29.
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