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Community Enhancement Grants in New York

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Foundation / Corporation

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Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes

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Grants for up to $5,000 for community enhancement in New York. The mission of the Foundation is to improve the quality of life of people living in Chemung Valley. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to support non-profit organizations that work in a variety of ways to accomplish the aforementioned goal. Support is offered for programs that:
 Offer creative responses to the community’s most pressing needs and concerns;
 Are preventative and farsighted rather than remedial;
 Maximize the impact of relatively modest grants;
 Increase access and opportunities for people from low-income or underserved segments of the community;
 Involve cooperation or collaboration among program providers.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 125828

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $5,000


Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Must serve the citizens of Chemung or Southeastern Steuben counties

Proposals from faith-based organizations will only be considered if: (1) service benefits all, regardless of religion; (2) service provided is not religious in nature; and (3) there is no proselytizing associated with the service.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

The Community Foundation of
Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes, Inc
307 B East Water Street
Elmira, NY 14901
Tel: 607-734-6412
Fax: 607-734-7335

Grant Coverage Areas:

Chemung and Southeastern Steuben counties

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New York