Foundation / Corporation
Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes - Schuyler County Fund
Grants to Schuyler County, New York nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies for programs that address the community's critical needs and protect the physical environment of the region. Funding areas include the environment, civic affairs, health, youth, education, arts and culture, and human services.
Successful projects will address community needs while demonstrating sustainable impact and measurable outcomes.
Funded programs will provide clearly stated goals for the incorporation of diverse cultures, philosophies, and experiences.
Awards will be determined based on the proposal's value to the residents of Schuyler County, availability of funding, quality, and vision presented in the application.
The voices of the underserved and economically diverse are important, and programs designed to foster access for community connections are preferred.
GrantWatch ID#: 148830
Who May Apply:
-Organizations classified as nonprofit charitable organizations under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code; or
publicly supported organizations such as school districts and municipalities.
-Only projects serving the citizens of Schuyler County may be considered.
Schools and faith-based organizations must demonstrate that they are:
-Open and accessible to the greater community
-Open to all regardless of religious affiliation
-Open and available to low-income or underserved students/participants
Proposals from faith-based organizations will only be considered if:
- service benefits all, regardless of religion
- service provided is not religious in nature
- there is no proselytizing associated with the service
The Schuyler County Fund does not make grants for the following activities:
- Annual campaigns, special event fundraisers or sponsorships
- Religious purposes
- Political or partisan purposes
- Activities taking place before grant decisions are made
- Deficit funding or debt retirement
- Trips for schools or clubs
Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to discuss their grant request with the Community Foundation staff before beginning the application process.
Application deadline: September 20, 2018
Notification will be given by the end of October - mid November.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For questions, please contact:
Sara Palmer, Director, Grants and Communications
The Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes
301 South Main Street
Horseheads, NY 14845
USA: New York: Schuyler County