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Jeannette F. Schlobach Grant Program

Grants to Dutchess County, New York Nonprofits Serving
Economically Disadvantaged Residents and Their Pets

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley (CFHV)

Deadline Date:

12/15/19

Description:

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Grants of up to $20,000 to Dutchess County, New York nonprofits that serve economically disadvantaged residents and their pets. Funding is intended for programs that improve educational opportunities, health, and economic stability for residents facing economic adversity. Requests should be structured to demonstrate how a single grant will enhance and impact the programs offered by the grant recipient.

The Community Foundations’ goal is to support programs that have proven to be effective, demonstrate increasing demand, and encourage and support innovative solutions to those facing economic adversity. The Foundation will focus its grant making on applications that address the following funding priorities:
- Support for the expansion of existing programs and services that are proven effective in assisting individuals and families improve their economic stability, health, and educational access and opportunity;
- Equipment and capital support (i.e. small to mid-scale renovations) to improve organizational infrastructure and enhance capacity to deliver services;
- New program pilots may be considered if organizations demonstrate the capacity to effectively carry out the program and sustain it beyond initial funding; and,
- Requests that meet the above criteria and leverage existing resources and additional funding sources are encouraged.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 160869

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$100,000

Number of Grants:

Annual funding should not be anticipated.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants made through this program will not exceed $20,000.

Term of Contract:

Annual funding should not be anticipated, multi-year requests may be considered.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Applicants:
Tax exempt nonprofit organizations located in Dutchess County, New York. This may include, but not be limited to organizations providing:
- Comprehensive case management services, including those that work to increase access to public benefits and community resources
- Homeless prevention and affordable housing services
- Educational opportunities, job readiness and job training services to youth and adults
- Access to critical health services for individuals and children; and
- Access to low-cost services to family pets.

Please note that grants are not given to support:
- Individuals
- Debt reduction
- Underwriting of special fundraising events
- Travel and lodging expenses
- Shipping expenses related to the purchase of equipment
- Ongoing expenses such as rent and lease costs
- Fundraising campaigns, such as endowment, capital or annual campaigns
- Projects related to partisan politics or elections
- Religious organizations; however, grants may be made to support non-religious programs provided through these institutions.
- Expenses that have occurred prior to the expected announcement dates of the grant awards.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications open September 1, 2019, and must be submitted by December 15. Grant awards are announced in February.

One application cycle will be offered annually in the fall.

Contact the Community Foundations if you have questions.

Contact Information:

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

Apply online (after September 1): https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=cfdcny

Cristin McPeake, Director of Programs
(845) 452-3077
grants@communityfoundationshv.org

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USA: New York: Dutchess County

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