Sarah G. McCarthy Memorial Foundation Grants for Charitable Organizations in Massachusetts

The Sarah G. McCarthy Memorial Foundation is accepting applications for its grant program.

Donor Name: Sarah G. McCarthy Memorial Foundation

State: Massachusetts

City:  Peabody

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline: 03/31/2023

Size of the Grant: 2K to 15K

Grant Duration: 5 years


Focus Areas

The trustees are specifically interested in the areas of:

Program Type   

  • Arts, Culture, & Humanities
  • Education
  • Food, Agriculture, & Nutrition
  • Health
  • Human Services
  • Housing & Shelter
  • Youth Development

Funding Information

Grants are made year to year with a five-year maximum. Exceptions will only be made upon demonstrated need. Grants range from 2K to 15K based on how well the proposed use meets a given need, collaborative effort is evidenced, and the number of persons impacted is quantifiable.


  • The foundation considers requests from charitable organizations located in Peabody, MA or whose work directly impacts the residents of Peabody.
  • Requests for general operating and program support will be considered, as will requests for specific program-enabling capital improvements. Grants may be subject to matching obligations and payable over multiple years. On very rare occasions, the trustees will consider needs for emergency grants.
  • Site visits may be conducted prior to decision making meetings. Prior grantees must submit a one-page expenditure report prior to any subsequent grant being considered.

For more information, visit Sarah G. McCarthy Memorial Foundation.