Foundation / Corporation
Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation (BTCF) - Northeast Dutchess Fund
Grants of up to $500 and grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to New York nonprofit organizations, agencies, community organizations, teachers, students, and parents for programs to benefit Northeast Dutchess County. Proposals will also be accepted for general operating support and capital improvements.
The Fund is positioned to serve as an ongoing resource that can look across town borders and combine resources to achieve maximum benefit for the residents of these towns. Under the guidance of a group of community advisors, it reviews and makes grants in response to applications it receives, provides technical assistance to nonprofits and initiates projects to provide services that do not exist.
Review criteria can be seen at the Full-Text link below.
GrantWatch ID#: 180938
Grants usually range between $500 and $3,000, with requests up to $10,000 considered for exceptional projects.
Emergency grants of up to $500 may be awarded on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Northeast Dutchess Fund Committee.
Nonprofit organizations, public agencies or community organizations that provide services to the residents of Amenia, Clinton Corners, Dover Plains, Millbrook, Millerton, North East, Pine Plains, Stanford, Washington, Wassaic, and Wingdale are eligible to apply for grants.
Nonprofits, teachers, students or parents may apply for projects that enhance the educational experience for the children in the aforementioned towns. Projects may provide individual school or system-wide education and enrichment opportunities. All requests must be accompanied by a letter of support from the school principal or superintendent.
Public agencies may apply for projects that enrich the experience of their residents or offer additional opportunities for public improvements. Please note that grants are not intended to replace tax dollars.
The Northeast Dutchess Fund does not support organizations which in their constitution, by-laws or practice, discriminate against a person or group on the basis of age, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation or religious belief.
For Emergency Grants please submit a one-page letter of inquiry outlining the nature of the crisis and projected use of funds. Further information may be requested by Berkshire Taconic before a decision is made.
An organization may submit only one application per deadline. Projects that have received prior support from the Northeast Dutchess Fund may reapply.
All grants will require a one-to-one match either in cash, services or in-kind donations.
For Emergency Grants: Please submit a one page letter of inquiry outlining the nature of the crisis and projected use of funds. Further information may be requested by Berkshire Taconic before a decision is made.
How to apply: https://www.berkshiretaconic.org/bReceivebNonprofitsIndividuals/AboutGrantsandScholarships/GrantsHowtoApply.aspx
Registration tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etScRJXC2bE
Application tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_oPa0E3V7uU
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Individual application form: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=berkshirescholarship
Nonprofit appication form: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=berkshire
Brandon Williams, Grants Coordinator
(413) 229-0370 x 115.
Amy Taylor, Community Engagement Officer for Education
413.229.0370 x 107
Maeve O’Dea, Program Director
413.229.0370 x 111
Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
800 North Main Street
Sheffield, MA. 01257-9503
USA: New York: Northeast Dutchess County: Amenia, Clinton Corners, Dover Plains, Millbrook, Millerton, North East, Pine Plains, Stanford, Washington, Wassaic and Wingdale and their hamlets