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African American Giving Initiative

Grants to Rochester Area, New York Nonprofits to
Address Disparities in African American Communities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Rochester Area Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

04/12/19

Description:

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Grants starting at $2,500 to Rochester Area, New York nonprofit organizations to strengthen African American communities. Eligible activities must take place in Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, and Yates counties. Funding is intended for programs and projects that directly reduce an identified disparity in the African American community and lead to systemic change.

Collaboration with partners and/or the ability to replicate program achievements are also 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 may apply. Consideration will also be given to initiatives that receive fiscal sponsorship from a 501(c)(3) organization.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is April 12, 2019. Applications must now be submitted via Rochester Area Community Foundation's online grant portal.

Grant eligibility: https://www.racf.org/Grants/Eligibility

Contact Information:

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

Apply online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=racfg


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

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Geographic Focus:

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