Directors Philanthropy Fund

Grants to New York and Pennsylvania Nonprofits
for Education, Arts, Health, and Human Services

GrantWatch ID#: 173428
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Tompkins Charitable Gift Fund


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Grants averaging $2,500 to New York and Pennsylvania nonprofits for projects and programs in the areas of community and human services, health and medical services, education, arts and culture, and the environment. Grants are generally made for capital campaigns and specific program objectives.

Funding is intended to improve the quality of life in the region. The Fund especially seeks to support activities where it can encourage wider community participation and financial support.

A typical Directors Philanthropy Fund grant has averaged around $2,500.

Grants are to be expended within one year of the date of the grant, without expectation of further support.

Applicants must be based in New York or Pennsylvania or provide services in those two states. Applicants must be tax-exempt, 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organizations.

The Directors Philanthropy Fund does not make grants to or for individuals, courtesy advertising, endowments, political parties, campaigns, or causes.

Funding is generally not intended for operating budgets.

Grant requests to be reviewed by the Board for consideration must be submitted on or before the first business day of March and September.

Preferred method of submission is by email. US Mail is also accepted to the address below.

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


Tompkins Charitable Gift Fund
PO Box 6639
Ithaca, New York 14851-6639

Phone: 607-256-0358

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USA: New York;   Pennsylvania

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