The Cambridge Redevelopment Authority’s Forward Fund (the Fund) is a microgrant program intended to reinvest development funds generated in the Kendall Square Urban Renewal Area to fund pilot projects by non-profit organizations, community groups, innovative thinkers, and small businesses across the City of Cambridge. The Fund supports innovative civic improvement projects and creative physical interventions that better Cambridge’s built environment for the benefit of all the city’s residents, workers, and visitors.
The grants available for 2017 are the Civic Experimentation Capital Grant, with an award range of $5,000 - $25,000. The second available grant is the Community Infrastructure Capital Grant, also with an award range of $5,000 - $25,000. The grants are available to help support projects that create, maintain, or enhance Connections within Cambridge.