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Grants to New York Nonprofits in Eligible
Locations to Enhance the Local Quality of Life

Agency Type:

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Funding Source:

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Rotary Club of Ithaca

Deadline Date:

08/07/20

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,000 to New York nonprofit organizations in eligible areas to enhance the quality of life for residents in local communities. Funding is intended to support one-time needs and special projects that are not typically supported by the organization’s general funding sources. Eligible projects benefit the residents of Tompkins County.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 160006

Number of Grants:

Rotary’s intention is to fund several smaller grants in full.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Maximum grant award is $1,000.

Term of Contract:

Funds are to be expended by May 1 of the following year, without expectation of further support.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must be classified as a nonprofit charitable organization under section 501(c)3 of the IRS code or have a fiscal sponsor. Small nonprofit organizations are especially encouraged to apply.

Rotary does not make grants which will be used as part of a larger campaign, nor are funds to be re-granted (no scholarship programs).

Grants are not usually made for operating budgets, endowments, or programs needing ongoing support.

2019 grant recipients are not eligible this year.

Pre-Application Information:

Please submit your application on organization letterhead by Friday, August 7, 2020. Requests received after that date will not be considered.

Awardees will be invited to a check presentation at a Rotary lunch award ceremony in October.

Contact Information:

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

Email applications (preferred) to ithacarotarygrants@gmail.com

Or mail to:
Jessica Gosa, Community Grants Co-Chair
Ithaca Rotary Club
PO Box 306
Ithaca, NY 14851

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USA: New York: Tompkins County

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