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Myra Kraft Community MVP Award

Awards to USA Individuals in the New England Area to
Recognize Outstanding Volunteer Service to a Local Nonprofit

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Foundation / Corporation

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New England Patriots Charitable Foundation

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Awards to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont individuals to recognize outstanding volunteer service to a nonprofit in the New England region. Grants will be donated to nonprofit organizations where selected nominees volunteer. Volunteers will be recognized for their dedication, leadership, and commitment to community betterment.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180351

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Number of Grants:

Twenty-six volunteers will be selected.

Estimated Size of Grant:

All honorees selected by the Patriots Foundation will be presented with grants of $10,000 for their respective nonprofits, with one grand-prize winning honoree receiving a surprise $25,000 grant.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

New England residents who are 13 years of age or older and provide volunteer services for 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations are eligible for nomination. Only one nominee will be considered from each organization. The strongest consideration will be given to nominees who are hands-on volunteers and do not receive any compensation – monetary or otherwise – for their efforts.

Please note that the volunteer must live in New England.

Pre-Application Information:

Nonprofit organization may nominate volunteers for the Myra Kraft Community MVP Awards by completing the application. Completed applications must be submitted by Friday, May 31.

Each year, Myra Kraft Community MVP winners are recognized during a luncheon at Gillette Stadium with a donation made in their name to the nonprofit organization for which they volunteer.

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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Myra Kraft Community MVP Awards
New England Patriots Charitable Foundation
One Patriot Place
Foxborough, MA 02035

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Connecticut;   Maine;   Massachusetts;   New Hampshire;   Rhode Island;   Vermont