The “Friends” Awarded $100,000 Cummings Foundation Grant

Published June 24, 2022 | Council on Aging | Automatically Archived on 8/9/2022

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The Friends of the Sudbury Senior Citizens, Inc. is one of 140 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 to $500,000 each through the Cummings Foundation’s $25 Million Grant program.  The Sudbury-based organization was chosen from a total of 580 applicants during a competitive review process.  It will receive $100,000 over the next two years.

The Friends of the Sudbury Senior Citizens, Inc. is dedicated to the enhancement of programs and services for the senior residents of the Town of Sudbury.

The new Fairbank Community Center, construction of which is scheduled to start in July, 2022, will be a focal point for community activities and programs designed for all ages, and will be the headquarters for the Sudbury Senior Center.  “This new facility will enable the Senior Center to offer more lifelong learning programs, host lectures and enrichment performances, furnish more support services to seniors and their caregivers, make the Senior Center more accessible and accommodating, and so much more,” said Bob Diefenbacher, President of the Friends.  “The Friends of the Sudbury Senior Citizens is thrilled to be able to support this initiative which will enhance the programs and services for an increasing senior population in Town.”