2021 Community Grants Program – United States

Deadline: 5-Feb-21 The Community Foundation for South Central New York is seeking applications for its 2021 Community Grants Program. Funding Information This program will award up to $100,000 twice a year, in the spring and fall. The process is competitive and the maximum award to an organization is $20,000. Types of Support Available The areas of support for which qualified organizations may apply are listed below. The minimum award will be $5,001 and the maximum award will be $20,000. If your request is for $5,000 or under, please utilize the Small Grants Program. Program – Programs that address a specific, demonstrated community need. The foundation is especially interested in programs that strengthen diversity, equity and inclusion in the following systems: housing, mental health, criminal justice, education and food security. Capital – Proposals for property purchase, equipment purchase, facilities improvement, and capital campaigns. A minimum of 2 estimates must accompany a capital request. Operating Support – Proposals from established organizations that are in financial distress due to a reduction in traditional funding sources for operations (e.g. individual contributions, event revenue, federal/state/local budget reductions). They will also consider requests for short-term assistance that will improve long-term sustainability. Capacity Building – Proposals that build organizational capacity. Of particular interest are proposals that build the organizations capacity to strengthen diversity, equity and inclusion in to both operations and programming. Economic and Community Development – Proposals that strengthen the community by strengthening the local economy and encourage local ownership and development of resources particularly in underserved communities Who May Qualify? 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. Certain local government agencies, municipalities and public-school systems within the Foundation’s service area. Organizations requiring a 501(c)(3) as a fiscal sponsor may be eligible to apply. Note An organization may submit only one proposal to the Community Grants program during a calendar year. Organizations may not resubmit a proposal for a project previously funded or declined by the Community Foundation unless given permission to do so by Program Officer. To support the need for their project, applicants are strongly encouraged to utilize and specifically reference information in any of the foundation’s regional need assessments. Capital requests (repairs, equipment, etc.) require a minimum of 2 estimates. For more information, visit https://donorswhocare.org/grant-seekers/grant-seeker-forms/ Post Views: 61 Previous articleCommunity Arts Grants Program – Australia Next articleUnited Way of Greater Toledo Community Fund – United States I am a doctor and a social entrepreneur. Follow me on my social media platforms to stay in touch or to contact me.

2021 Community Grants Program – United States