How To Apply

HOW TO APPLY

We offer two easy ways to apply for funds, by downloading our printable application here

or APPLY ONLINE.

Please contact us if you have questions about how to fill out the application:  (781) 643-7775

INSTRUCTIONS FOR INDIVIDUAL APPLICANTS

  1. Individual applicants must be a resident of Arlington, Massachusetts
  2. The contact person should be someone who can be reached if the primary applicant is unavailable (include a phone number if different from applicant’s)
  3. If the primary applicant cannot sign, a family member or health care professional may sign for her or him.
  4. A letter from a physician stating the cancer diagnosis and need for the requested service or item is required but need not accompany this form.
  5. Send the completed, signed original application to the Foundation. Please do not send copies.
    The Sanborn Foundation
    PO Box 417
    Arlington, MA 02476-0052

INSTRUCTIONS FOR AGENCY | ORGANIZATIONS | PROGRAM APPLICANTS

Organizations may use (up to) 8 additional pages to provide the following information:

  1. Provide a statement of the need that the project will address.
  2. Describe the project.
  3. Describe how the proposed project fits in with other programs or activities sponsored by your organization.
  4. Describe, specifically, what the funds will be used for. Provide a detailed description of the services, activities, or equipment for which funds are being requested.
  5. Describe your organizational structure and size.
  6. Describe how the grant will benefit the community of, or individuals within, the town of Arlington, Massachusetts.
  7. Attach a detailed budget, including other sources of funds that may be used for this project, such as matching grants.
  8. Describe an evaluation plan for the project.  How will the effectiveness of the funded project be determined?
  9. Send 12 copies of the completed and signed application to:
    The Sanborn Foundation
    PO Box 417
    Arlington, MA 02476-0052

Click here to print the application form.