Seeking Grant nominations for DeMayo “Bright Futures Innovation” Award, deadline May 1

The Fund for Williamstown seeks nominations for the DeMayo Bright Futures Innovation Award. The award recipient will receive $1,000 to further the innovative work of the recipient to benefit our community. The award must be used for a charitable purpose. Deadline for nominations is May 1.

The award recognizes organizations, institutions, businesses or individuals who create new approaches to solving community challenges and/or who enhance life in Williamstown through innovative programs that do not currently exist in the community.

This award is presented to those demonstrating an exceptional degree of innovation and creativity, resulting in significant community impact. It recognizes non-traditional approaches to solving community challenges and/or to enhancing life in our community.

To nominate an individual, visit Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation website:  Individual Grants & Scholarships website. To nominate an organization, visit our Nonprofit Grants website.

If you’d like to request a printed copy of the nomination form, email or call 413.229.0370. Forms are also available at the Williamstown Town Hall and David & Joyce Milne Public Library.

The DeMayo Bright Futures Innovation Award is named in memory of Dick DeMayo and in honor of Carol DeMayo, a couple dedicated to creating brighter futures for all through kindness and concern for others, and with the best interest of the community at the heart of their work.