First Citizens’ Charitable Foundation aspires to strengthen the communities we serve by investing in individuals that contribute to the economic and social well-being of our communities.

Are you applying to a college or trade school? Want to advance a skill or learn a new one? Maybe looking to change careers but need the funds to take that leap? We want to invest in your future! Simply tell us what you are looking to achieve, and we may be able to help get you there.

 To apply for an Individual Investment Grant, email us the answer the following questions:

  • What are you looking to achieve?
  • What do you require to get you there?
  • How will it better yourself and the community you live in?

Requests that are specific, community driven and under $3,000 are favorable. You must reside or be a part of the Bristol, Plymouth, Barnstable, Dukes, Nantucket, and Norfolk County communities. Proof of residence may be requested. Applications are rolling and can be submitted at any time. They will be reviewed and awarded quarterly Applications sent one week prior to reviewal date will be pushed into the next quarter. Applications will be reviewed on March 29th, June 28th, September 30th and December 30th of 2024.

Email all documentation and requests to


Below are some of our past recipient stories. Do you have a need that aligns? Let us know!