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Bender Family Foundation Grant

Grants to New York Nonprofits for Local Educational,
Environmental, History, and Arts Programming

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region - Bender Family Foundation

Deadline Date:

03/18/21

Description:

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Grants of up to $10,000 to New York nonprofit organizations to promote local arts, culture, history, education, and the environment in eligible locations. Requests will be considered to support capital campaigns and capital expenditures. Preference is given to projects in the City and County of Albany; however, the area within a radius of no more than 30 miles measured from the site of the present New York State Capitol building (State Street, Albany) will also be considered.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 167536

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants usually range between $5,000 and $10,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for competitive grants, applicants must qualify under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code as a nonprofit organization or operate under the fiscal sponsorship of a qualifying nonprofit organization. The Foundation accepts proposals from organizations whose directors are active as volunteers, directors or donors.

If your organization was awarded a grant in 2018, please do not apply for new Bender Family Foundation funding until 2020. If your organization is awarded a grant in 2020, you will be eligible to apply for new Bender Family Foundation funding in 2022.

The Foundation does not make grants to individuals or to support annual fund drives.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- Pre-Application Questionnaires Due: March 18, 2021
- Formal Applications Due: May – June 2021. Specific due date will be indicated on the formal application.
- Final Decisions Will Be Made: August 2021

The Foundation will award challenge grants and will permit grants to be used as matching funds for other foundation grants.

Grants will not be made to the same organization in consecutive years

Bender Family Foundation site: https://www.cfgcr.org/bender/

Contact Information:

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

To Apply: https://www.grantrequest.com/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fapplication.aspx%3fSA%3dSNA%26FID%3d35077%26sid%3d5653&SA=SNA&FID=35077&sid=5653

If you have questions or experience difficulty with online applications, please contact Shelly Connolly at the Foundation at (518) 446-9638 or sconnolly@cfgcr.org.

The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region
6 Tower Place
Albany, NY 12203

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USA: New York: Albany and the Capital Region

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