Foundation / Corporation
Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes
Grants ranging from $200 to $2,000 to New York nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and school districts to benefit youth in Chemung and Southeastern Steuben Counties. Funding may be requested for programs, projects, and activities in the areas of arts and culture, human services, health, education and youth, environment, and civic affairs.
Submission of proposals that include activities that involve youth to address community need through involvement in arts (dance, drama, creative arts, music writing etc.), advocacy programs, educational classes, mentoring /tutoring, outdoor experiences, “real-life” learning experiences, service learning and treatment services are encouraged. Areas of specific interest to RYP are: issues related to literacy among all ages of youth, stability and safety in the home, and mental health.
RYP Grantmaking Objectives:
-Involve youth in the development and implementation of the project, program and/or activity
-Increase community involvement and volunteerism among youth
-Promote values of personal responsibility in youth
-Provide an avenue for internal exploration and personal empowerment of youth
-Respect and promote diversity
-Support intervention and prevention of social problems
-Support and encourage youth creativity
-Develop civic and public pride in youth
GrantWatch ID#: 179911
Applicants may request amounts in the following range: $200 to $2,000.
The grant period is up to one year.
Rose’s Youth Philanthropists support a wide variety of projects but does restrict itself to organizations:
-Located in or providing services to residents of Chemung and Southeastern Steuben Counties;
-Classified as nonprofit charitable organization under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code; or publicly supported organizations such as school districts and municipalities;
-Who have submitted a grant evaluation for any completed program previously funded by the Community Foundation.
The Community Foundation accepts grant applications to its Rose's Youth Philanthropists Fund through an online application system, Foundant Grant Lifecycle Manager.
The application deadline is April 16, 2019. Notifications will be issued mid-June.
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=communityfund
Sara Palmer, Vice President of Programs
Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes, Inc
301 South Main Street
Horseheads, NY 14845
USA: New York: Chemung and Southeastern Steuben Counties