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Pitch It! Grant Program

Funding in 2024 will be available to award! Learn more about Pitch It!

About Pitch It!

The MFi Legacy Fund is an endowment created by the Medfield Foundation, Inc. (MFi). The MFi Legacy Fund supports community-driven projects intended to support and maintain a vibrant Medfield.  Governed by volunteers, we seek to foster initiatives and programs that help to ensure Medfield remains a town of unique character and value. 

Pitch It! is our call for ideas that will enrich the lives of those who call Medfield home. Through our support of Medfield-serving nonprofits as well as town agencies, we can respond to the diverse needs and voices of our community now and into the future.

For our current round of grant making, we have up to $40,000 in funding to award, which may be divided among recipients. 



How do I know if my organization is eligible?

  • Initial criteria for participation include:

    • 501(c)(3) tax status as a registered nonprofit organization have an eligible fiscal sponsor that is one;

    • Programming that wholly or predominantly serves Medfield residents;

    • Compelling current need for the funds and possibly an opportunity to leverage the funds in some material way


Are there priority areas or tracks of interest?

  • While we have an open invitation for ideas, we have identified some areas of particular interest:

    • Youth.  Keeping our youth engaged in the community

    • Seniors.  Ensuring that our senior citizens remain active

    • Community.  Fostering a strong sense of community among residents

    • Culture.  Extending rich cultural offerings to every resident

    • Diversity.  Encouraging generosity, tolerance and diversity

    • Environment.  Preserving and enhancing our natural resources

    • Character.  Maintaining the character of the community

    • Access.  Improving access to needed resources and services

    • The Unknown.  Anticipating and addressing unforeseen major issues facing our town in the future

    • We have a strong preference for projects that meet a compelling need in town and projects that have the potential to leverage the funds in material ways.  We prefer that grants not be used for ongoing operating expenses.​


How do I submit the application form?

  • You can complete and submit the online form HERE

  • If you have additional materials you deem critical to your application, please attach them to the form or email them to

What does “pitching” entail?

  • Pitches will be made in person to the MFi Legacy Fund Committee.

  • You are encouraged to bring written and/or audio visual materials to supplement your presentation, including but not limited to:

    • Details about your organization

    • The project or effort for which you are seeking support

    • The process for monitoring the project if funded

  • All pitches should be , with additional time at the end for questions from the Committee.

Are there resources that we can reference about how to pitch a grant idea?

  • Yes! We’ve included a few resources below.

* Additional questions can be directed to



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