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Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau Fund Grant

Grants to Albany County, New York Nonprofits
for Tourism Projects Leading to Overnight Stays

GrantWatch ID#: 167543
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region - Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau Fund

09/14/17

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Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Albany County, New York nonprofit organizations for programs, projects, or events that will attract local tourism and generate overnight stays. Collaboration between nonprofit organizations, community-based organizations, and hospitality businesses is encouraged.

The Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau Fund will consider grants for the following:
- Organizations or activities/initiatives located in Albany County.
- Events of a permanent nature that support and enhance tourism infrastructure and the positive image of Albany as a destination.
- Activities that will increase attendance and tourism within Albany County.
- Capital campaigns and requests for capital expenditures.
- Challenge grants where grants may be used as matches for other foundations’ grants.

It is important that applying organizations demonstrate approximately how many overnight hotel stays the project will yield.

The grant range is between $1,000 and $5,000.

The Fund will consider grants spread over a specific number of years when appropriate.

To qualify for a grant, the applicant must be a certified U.S. nonprofit tax-exempt organization as designated by Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3).

The Fund does not make grants to individuals.

The Fund will consider challenge grants where grants may be used as matches for other foundations’ grants.

Site visits to applicant organizations with which the trustees are unfamiliar are likely.

Applicants should have the following information available at that time:
- Brochures, annual reports or other descriptive materials (if available); and
- Descriptions of key staff, including qualifications.

Applicants will be notified in writing of the committee’s decisions by November 2017.

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

Email applications to:
Shelly Connolly, Program Assistant
sconnolly@cfgcr.org

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

Questions may be addressed to the contact above, or to:
Jackie Mahoney, Vice President of Programs
jmahoney@cfgcr.org
(518) 446-9638

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