Foundation / Corporation
The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region - Standish Family Fund
Grants of up to $1,000 to New York and Wyoming nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for projects and programs in the areas of education and youth. Educational activities should focus on history, language arts, and recreation, and youth activities are intended to be for after-school programs and recreation.
Grants are limited to opportunities in Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schenectady counties, as well as Sheridan, Wyoming.
GrantWatch ID#: 179385
Grant requests are usually at or below $1,000.
The grant period may not exceed one year in duration.
- Qualify under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code as a nonprofit organization OR operate under the fiscal sponsorship of a qualifying nonprofit organization;
- Mini-grants are limited to opportunities in Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schenectady counties, as well as a separate pool of funds available to projects in Sheridan, Wyoming.
The following are generally not eligible:
- Programs that the Community Foundation will have to operate;
- Scholarship or fellowship programs;
- Political, governmental or religious activities;
- Conferences and/or speakers’ expenses;
- Advertisements in programs, journals or other publications;
- Special events and other fundraising events;
- Annual appeals or membership contributions
Please note that a Word document application is available on the Foundation's website below.
Applicants will be kept informed of their proposal’s progress.
Deadlines are April 5, 2017 and November 1, 2017.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Please submit all proposals via email to Shelly Connolly at email@example.com.
Questions regarding the grant review process should be directed to Jackie Mahoney, Vice President of Programs (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Shelly Connolly, Program Assistant at the address above.
The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region
6 Tower Place, Albany, NY 12203
New York: Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schenectady counties
USA: New York: Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schenectady counties; Wyoming: Sheridan