The Director of Grants is responsible for providing assistance to all City departments for the following:
- Research funding opportunities from federal, state, foundation and corporate giving sources
- Interpretation of grant application guidelines
- Apply for grants for new initiatives or existing projects
- Stewardship of grants received
- Training on pre and post-award grant administration
Grant Application and Award Approval Forms
Grant Application Approval Form
Grant Award Management Checklist
Grant Award Set-Up Request
Federal Regulations: Information on Uniform Guidance and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars.
City of Boston Intergovernmental Funding
Proposal Writing Short Course (The Foundation Center)
Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal
Recent Grant Awards
January 2018 – The City of Beverly was awarded a $90,000 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health to create a Jail/Arrest Diversion Program. The $90,000 grant was awarded to hire a full time co-responder clinician who will support police departments on calls for individuals with mental health and/or substance use issues. This is a collaborative partnership grant that will support police departments in Beverly, Ipswich, Gloucester, Essex, Manchester and Rockport.
February 2018 – The City of Beverly was awarded a $15,000 grant from the Massachusetts State Historical Records Advisory Board’s Preservation Grants for Veterans Collections, Sites and Memorials Program. The purpose of this grant is to create a new memorial at Vietnam Memorial Plaza at One Ellis Square to honor Vietnam Veteran’s.
February 2018 – North Shore Coalition of Mayors and Managers Receive $125,300 Commuter Shuttle Grant. The Metropolitan Area Planning Commission (MAPC) transportation staff with support from the North Shore TMA submitted a successful application for Efficiency and Regionalization grant funding on behalf the Mayor Cahill and the North Shore Coalition of Mayors and Managers to fund a shuttle to connect commuter rail to suburban work/residential locations. Partners for the shuttle along with routing between the Beverly Depot and locations in Beverly and Danvers are currently being explored.