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African American Giving Initiative

Grants to New York Nonprofits in Eligible Counties
to Address Disparities in African American Communities

Agency Type:

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Funding Source:

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Rochester Area Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

04/16/21

Description:

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Grants to New York nonprofit organizations in eligible counties to strengthen African American communities. Funding is intended for programs and projects that reduce disparities in the African American community and lead to positive systemic change. Eligible activities take place in Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, and Yates Counties. Collaboration with partners and/or the ability to replicate program achievements are key components of a successful application.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 171155

Estimated Size of Grant:

Each year, the Giving Initiative members will determine how many grants and the size of the grants awarded based on the number and quality of the applications. Only grant proposals of $2,500 or more will be considered.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations in Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, and Yates counties with 501(c)(3) status that are actively working to reduce disparities that affect the African American community are eligible. Consideration also be given to initiatives that receive fiscal sponsorship from a 501(c)(3) organization.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is Friday, April 16, 2021.

Grant eligibility: https://www.racf.org/grants/eligibility/

Additional information: https://www.racf.org/collaborations/african-american-giving-initiative/

Contact Information:

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

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Simeon Banister
Vice President, Community Programs
Rochester Area Community Foundation
500 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
585.341.4369
Grants@racf.org

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USA: New York: Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, and Yates Counties

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