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Richard S. Shineman Foundation Grants

Grants to New York Nonprofits and
Agencies for Community Benefit Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Richard S. Shineman Foundation

LOI Date:

09/10/21

Deadline Date:

10/04/21

Description:

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Grants to New York nonprofit organizations and other tax-exempt organizations, such as governmental subdivisions, for programs that benefit local residents in eligible locations. Applicants must schedule a meeting to discuss the grant proposal and must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Grants must serve residents in Oswego County. Grants will be given to proposals in the following areas: education, arts and culture, civic benefit, environment, religion, health and human services, historic preservation, and economic revitalization.

Eligible Types of Grant Requests:

Grants may be awarded for the following programs and projects:

  • Organizational capacity building
  • Special projects
  • New programs
  • Seed grants
  • Capital campaigns
  • Challenge grants

Grants proposals should focus on the following matters:

  • A positive and transformative impact to the community of the proposed use of money, including long-term investments in social capital and infrastructure. 
  • The viability of the applicant, and the sustainability of the program. 
  • Clearly stated, and achievable, objectives and timeframes. 
  • Collaboration within the community, and the inclusion of diverse voices.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174759

Estimated Size of Grant:

There is no minimum or maximum grant size.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant Status:

- Grants only to organizations that are classified as tax-exempt under §501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or those that are considered exempt such as governmental subdivisions.
- Organizations that are located in or benefit Oswego County through specific projects or programs.
- Organizations may receive only one grant per twelve-month period.
- No grants or loans will be made to individuals.

Foundation the does not offer scholarships at this time.

Pre-Application Information:

Organizations seeking grants or wishing to explore possible projects must contact the funding source to set up a meeting with the Executive Director to discuss your organization and grant proposal before applying for a grant. After the initial discussion, you will receive instructions on how to submit a Letter of Inquiry.

A Letter of Inquiry (LOI) must be submitted via the Online Grant Application System by the appropriate LOI deadline listed below. If the proposal meets the stated guidelines and priorities of the Foundation, the organization will be asked to schedule a meeting with the executive director and/or office administrator to further discuss the proposal.

If invited, a must be submitted via the by the appropriate grant round deadline listed below. Grant Application instructions will be sent to the applicant. Applicants will be notified immediately following a board meeting whether their application has been approved (and at what funding amount) or denied.

2021 Letter of Inquiry Deadlines:
- Round 2: May 14, 2021
- Round 3: September 10, 2021

2021 Grant Application Deadlines:
- Round 2: 5:00 p.m. June 14, 2021
- Round 3: 5:00 p.m. October 4, 2021

Decisions are typically made within 6-7 weeks after the application deadline, at the next scheduled Board Meeting.

2021 Board Meetings:
Round 1: April 15, 2021
Round 2: July 22, 2021
Round 3: November 17, 2021

If you have not yet had a conversation with the executive director and are interested in submitting an application, please contact Karen Goetz before you create an account.

FAQs: http://www.shinemanfoundation.org/faq-grantee-information

Video Tutorial on How to Register: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etScRJXC2bE

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=richardshinemanfoundation

Karen Goetz - Executive Director
karen@shinemanfoundation.org
315-312-5561

Richard S. Shineman Foundation
116 Sheldon Hall
SUNY Oswego
Oswego, New York, 13126

Phone: (315) 312-5561
Email: Info@shinemanfoundation.org

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