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Wayne County Community Endowment Fund

Grants to New York Nonprofits to Meet the
Needs of Seniors and Youth in Wayne County

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Rochester Area Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

03/22/19 4:00 PM


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Grants of up to $5,000 to New York nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life and health of residents of Wayne County, with an emphasis on seniors and youth. Preferences will be given to projects where a modest amount of funding will make a significant impact on community-based programming.

The grant preference is for agencies, projects, and programs that:
-Benefit Wayne County residents;
-Demonstrate that the project can be sustained;
-Measure the project’s success and its results in the community;
-Focus on important community quality of life issues and needs;
-Focus on new or expanded projects, not continued support of on-going projects.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179817

Estimated Size of Grant:

The typical grant size is $1,000 - $5,000. Grants under $1,000 also will be considered. Service providers may be granted up to $5,000 per calendar year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must be a 501(c)(3) organization or sponsored by a charitable, nonprofit organization and serving Wayne County.

Applications will not be accepted or considered for:
-Individual Wayne County residents;
-Debt reduction;
-Religious activities, although non-religious activities provided through religious institutions will be considered; or
-Fundraising campaigns, such as endowment or capital campaigns.

Pre-Application Information:

Online applications must be submitted by 4:00 PM on March 22, 2019.

Organizations are urged to participate in one of a variety of communications programs through Causewave Community Partners (formerly The Ad Council of Rochester). Contact Katelin Pellett for more information about the programs and grant support for programming.


Grants overview:

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:

Lori Banning
585.341.4357 or

Sara Bukowiec

For more information about Causewave Community Partners, contact:
Katelin Pellett
585.442.0200, ext. 204

Wayne County Community Endowment
c/o Rochester Area Community Foundation
500 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New York: Wayne County