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Lake Placid Education Foundation Grant

Grants to New York Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for
Programs Related to Education, Arts and Culture, and Libraries

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Adirondack Foundation - Lake Placid Education Foundation

Deadline Date:

05/01/21 5:00 PM


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Grants of up to $50,000 to New York nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies for programs related to education, arts and culture, and libraries. Funding may be used for operating expenses, scholarships, equipment, recreational programs for educators and librarians, professional development, and other educational activities and programs. Eligible applicants are those located in the Adirondack region.

The following programs are supported through this grant:

  • Grants are made to schools, both public and private, for many different purposes, including scholarships, equipment, operating expenses, or other special needs.
  •  Libraries are supported through grants for collection additions special studies, staff training, operations, equipment, etc.
  • Arts and other cultural organizations are aided for educational activities especially those linked with educational institutions and those that relate to general public education.
  • Restorations programs to provide educators and librarians with the opportunity to “renew” themselves through quiet study and relaxation away from the pressure of their usual work environment.
  • Seedsowing – the study of new ideas in the areas of education and library science, helping organizations start new projects and assisting innovation in a variety of ways.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180570

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants range from $500 to as much as $50,000 in special circumstances.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations are encouraged to apply if they meet the following criteria:
- Classified as charities under Section 501c3 of the Internal Revenue Code, or
- Certain governmental units providing services to the general public in the areas of education and libraries
- Partnerships and collaborations are encouraged.

Public and private schools are also eligible to apply.

Except in very special circumstances, grants are not awarded to organizations for land acquisition, capital campaigns, or endowment purposes. Additionally, grants are not made to individuals.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications will not be accepted before March 2021 and are due no later than 5:00 p.m. May 1, 2021. At that time all applications to be submitted online through the Online Grants Manager.

Contact Information:

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

Online application:

For eligibility and application information, contact:
Andrea Grout
Phone: (518) 523-9904

Questions regarding application to LPEF will only be accepted by email at

Adirondack Foundation
PO Box 288
Lake Placid, NY 12946

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