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Mary McClellan Foundation (MMF) Grant

Grants to New York Nonprofits to Address Health Care Needs
in Southern Washington County and the Town of Hoosick

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Mary McClellan Foundation (MMF)

Deadline Date:

09/10/18 Postmarked by Date or Delivered by 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $20,000 to New York nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that aim to address the health care needs of those living in Southern Washington County or in the Town of Hoosick in Rensselaer County. The funding source is particularly interested in supporting programs or services that have been, or need to be, developed to fill the gap caused by the closure of the Mary McClellan Hospital.

Examples of eligible expenses include:

- Specific medical personnel or program staff salaries;
- Medical equipment;
- Medical Facility Upgrades;
- Special training, and;
- Outreach Programs (to educate the public about particular health problems).

The Mary McClellan Foundation Board will review and rank all applications and recommend selection of awardees. Selection criteria include evidence of community need, community benefit, target population(s) for services, organizational history and accomplishments, commitment to addressing health care needs of target communities, feasibility, and non-duplication of programs in the same geographic area.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 145965

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants range in size up to $20,000. Applications for small grants are welcome, and larger grants may, from time to time be given out if deemed worthwhile.

Term of Contract:

MMF will consider multi-year grants to be issued in yearly installments for durations up to five years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit organizations are eligible for grant support.

Geographic Focus:

Programs funded under the grant should address the health care needs of community members in one, several or all of the following Washington County townships: Cambridge, Easton, Greenwich, Jackson, Salem, or White Creek as well as the Town of Hoosick in Rensselaer County.

A nonprofit is not required to be located in one of these townships but it must serve a significant number of residents in one or more of these municipalities.

Note: Each nonprofit can submit multiple requests to MMF, but the organization should prioritize their requests.

The following types of organizations and expenses are not eligible for MMF grant support:

- New York State agencies, departments and two or four-year public colleges or universities
- Businesses or commercial enterprises.
- Individuals.
- Non-medical services.
- General operating expenses or fundraising events.
- Facilities maintenance or accomodations for disabilities in non-medical facilities.
- Medicines or other medical supplies that could be billed or part of normal operating expenses.
- Education of the general public sponsored by non-medical groups.

Pre-Application Information:

Application Submission:

The paper original and a digital copy of the application must be submitted by mail and postmarked no later than Monday, September 10, 2018 (or delivered by 5:00 pm to the Law Office of Alan Wrigley, Esq.)

Note: Although organizations are not required to provide matching funds for Mary McClellan Foundation programs, demonstrated efforts to supplement Mary McClellan Foundation grant monies with support from other sources will strengthen applications. Applicants may apply for more than one project but must prioritize requests.

FAQs: http://marymcclellanfoundation.org/mmf-faq/

Contact Information:

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

Questions concerning the Mary McClellan Foundation Grant Program can be directed to: info@marymcclellanfoundation.org.

Applications can be mailed to:
The Mary McClellan Foundation
One East Main Street
Cambridge, NY 12816

Alternatively, applications may be delivered by 5:00 pm on the deadline date to the Law Office of Alan Wrigley, Esq., One East Main Street, 2nd Floor, Cambridge, NY 12816.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New York: Communities of Southern Washington County, New York and the town of Hoosick