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 starting a business? 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. The First Citizens’ Charitable Foundation is looking to award up to a total of $3,000 in grants each application period!

To apply for a Personal Investment Grant, you must*:
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?
*You must reside or be a part of the Bristol, Plymouth, Barnstable, Dukes, Nantucket, and
Norfolk County communities. (Proof of residence may be requested).
Application Period: September 1, 2023 to October 31, 2023.
Email all documentation and requests to If you have an immediate need that does not follow our application periods, please email to discuss opportunities for support.