The goal of The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation, Inc.* is to improve the quality of life in communities where our companies - The Hanover and Citizens Insurance - have a major presence, with a mission to enact meaningful and positive change in the lives of underserved youths and empower the difference makers who support them.
Our primary focus of giving is in communities in Massachusetts and Michigan, where our companies have a major presence.
All grant applications for foundation funding will be reviewed and a decision will be made within 45 days of receipt.
All applications are evaluated based on the following:
Extent to which the submitted program aligns with the focus areas of the Foundation
Level of available funding from the Foundation
Clear and measurable program objectives and outcomes
Fiscal responsibility of the agency and program
Amount and availability of support from other funding sources
Fully completed grant application submission packet
If your agency receives a grant, you may be asked to work with The Hanover’s corporate communications department to develop news releases to announce the grant award. You may also be asked to submit a follow-up report to The Hanover within one month after completion of a one-time event or at the end of the calendar year for ongoing programs. The report may include, but is not limited to: