Marshall Home Fund offering grants

The Marshall Home Fund, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to serving Watertown’s older adult population, is requesting proposals for program grants for its 2014 grant cycle. Beneficiaries of programs funded by grants must be Watertown residents, ages 55 or older, according to foundation officials. Public agencies, town departments, and private nonprofit organizations serving the elderly may request a program grant application form by e-mailing info@marshallhomefund.org or visiting www.marshallhomefund.org. Grant applications are due March 31. The Marshall Home Fund will consider requests for grants of up to $10,000, and community organizations are encouraged to work together to develop joint programs, officials said. Applicants are also encouraged to attend an information session at noon Wednesday at the First Parish Church at 35 Church St.in Watertown. A snow date of Feb. 19 has been scheduled for the session. RSVP to info@marshallhomefund.org.