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Jeannette F. Schlobach Grant Program

Grants to New York Nonprofits to
Serve Residents Impacted by Poverty

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley (CFHV)

Deadline Date:

12/31/20

Description:

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Grants of up to $20,000 to New York nonprofit organizations in eligible locations to serve economically disadvantaged residents and their pets. The purpose of this program is to improve health, education, and economic stability. Eligible organizations must serve residents of Dutchess County.

Organizations involved in providing programs and services to individuals, families, and their pets to support and improve economic stability, health, and educational opportunities, are encouraged to apply. 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, etc.
The Community Foundations’ goal is to support programs that have proven to be effective, demonstrate increasing demand, and to encourage and support innovative solutions to those facing economic adversity.
The Foundations will focus its grantmaking 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:

Multiple grants will be awarded.

Estimated Size of Grant:

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

Term of Contract:

Annual funding should not be anticipated.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Tax-exempt nonprofit organizations located in Dutchess County, New York are eligible to apply for grants.

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 1st and must be submitted by December 31. Grant awards are announced in February.

Contact Information:

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

Grants Portal: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=cfdcny

For questions, contact Cristin McPeake, Director of Programs, at (845) 452-3077 or grants@communityfoundationshv.org.

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