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Neighborhood Mini-Grants

Grants to Tompkins County, New York Organizations
and Individuals to Promote Resilient Communities

GrantWatch ID#: 176644
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Sustainable Tompkins


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Grants ranging from $150 to $750 to Tompkins County, New York community organizations, neighborhood groups, and individuals for resident-driven projects that promote environmental and community sustainability. Requests may be for small-scale projects that support or foster greater equity, self-sufficiency, and long-term social, economic, and environmental wellbeing.

Examples or Previously Funded Projects:
-Funds for tools for a start-up bloc-wide garden project;
-Materials for a community quilt project with an inter-generational component;
-Tuition scholarship for a leadership development training;
-Start-up funds for a youth-run business that increases neighborhood self-reliance.

$150 - $750

Projects should produce some specific results in 6 months or less.

Eligible applicants include residents of Tompkins County, including neighborhood or community organizations, newly formed groups of neighbors with a specific project in mind, or civic-minded individuals.

In general, the granted funds do not pay for staff time; only projects that take place in Tompkins County are eligible.

Applications are due on a quarterly basis: March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1.

To request an application form, please contact Sasha Paris (see contact details below).

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

Sasha Paris, Mini-Grants Program Coordinator

Sustainable Tompkins
309 N. Aurora St.
Ithaca, NY 14850

Tompkins County

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USA: New York

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