Grants Office

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

Useful Tools

Federal Regulations: Information on Uniform Guidance and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars.
Grant Opportunities:
City of Boston Intergovernmental Funding
Proposal Assistance:
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.