Purpose of Grant: The Community Foundation for South Central New York welcomes proposals of $5,000 and under that meet the guidelines for the Community Fund grant and/or the Arts Program grant.
Project Period: 2-years from the award date. Inquiries must be received 2 weeks prior to the deadline.
Application Due Date: Due by the 15th of
January, March, May, July, September, and November.
Project Description: The areas of support for which qualified organizations may apply are listed below.
- Program- Programs that address a specific, demonstrated community need.
- Capital – Proposals for property purchase, equipment purchase, facilities improvement, and capital campaigns.
- Operating Support
- Capacity Building
- Economic and Community Development- Proposals that strengthen the community by strengthening the local economy and encourage local ownership and development of resources
- Innovation-Proposals that address a community need with a unique and collaborative approach.
Applicants must tie their request to the Community Foundation’s Need Assessment located on the CFSCNY website.
Eligible Applicants: Any 501(c)(3) where a grant will benefit significantly (but not necessarily exclusively) residents of the Foundation’s service area: Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego and/or Tioga counties.
Funding: $250- $5,000