Strategic Grants

Grant to Central New York Nonprofits to Enhance Human
Services, Education, and Quality of Life for Youth and Families

GrantWatch ID#: 175407
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Allyn Family Foundation


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Grants ranging between $5,000 and $50,000 to Central New York nonprofits for programs or projects that will enhance the quality of life in the counties of Onondaga and Cayuga. Applicants should contact the Foundation before applying. Particular focus will be given to programs in the areas of health and human services, education, and to enhance the quality of life for youth and families.

Strategic Grants provide support in the following areas:

- Program support, to implement a new program or strengthen/expand an existing program that clearly aligns with community needs

- Capital projects, to purchase or construct a new facility or to renovate or expand an existing facility; or for improved technology that enhances an organization's capacity to become more efficient or effective

Grants range from $5,000-$50,000 with the average grant between $20,000-$40,000.

The Foundation will consider multi-year commitments.

Nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) status may apply.

Organizations must be physically located in the counties of Onondaga and Cayuga.

Grant seekers are STRONGLY encouraged to contact the Foundation office to discuss a proposal before submitting an application.

The application may be submitted via mail or email.

Applications usually take 60 days from submission to be fully considered.

Strategic Grant Applications are reviewed three times during the year. Grant deadlines are:

- March 1
- July 1
- October 1


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

Submit applications to:

The Allyn Foundation
11 Fennell Street
Skaneateles, New York 13152

Phone: 685-5059
Email: or

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USA: New York: Onondaga and Cayuga Counties

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