Foundation / Corporation
Chautauqua Region Community Foundation (CRCF)
Grants of up to $10,000 to Southern Chautauqua County, New York nonprofit and faith-based organizations to provide a wide variety of community needs and charitable projects. Funding is intended for projects that improve the local quality of life and demonstrate a direct benefit to the Southern Chautauqua Region.
GrantWatch ID#: 172638
The majority of awards are in the $2,000 to $5,000 range – maximum funding request is $10,000.
Any 501(c)(3) organization serving the Chautauqua County region in New York. Churches or organizations with a religious affiliation may also apply.
Projects must demonstrate a definite benefit to the Southern Chautauqua Region. (Please note this excludes the Fredonia/Dunkirk area.)
Grants are not made for political purposes, to retire indebtedness of an organization, or for religious activities.
Application Deadline: December 1, April 1, and July 1
The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation accepts Community Service Fund Grant applications three times annually. The Grants Committee will interview applicants shortly after the deadlines. The Grants Committee presents a recommendation on all completed applications to the Board of Directors within three months of submission.
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USA: New York: Southern Chautauqua County