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B'nai B'rith Gideon Foundation Grant

Grants to New York Nonprofits in Eligible Counties
for Programs Benefiting Vulnerable Populations

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region - B'nai B'rith Gideon Foundation

Deadline Date:

05/05/21

Description:

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Grants of up to $25,000 to New York nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for programs that benefit vulnerable populations. Funding is intended to support social and recreational facilities, and rental housing for low-income families and older adults, as well as for individuals with disabilities. Requests will be accepted from applicants in the Capital Region, including Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, and Washington Counties.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181850

Estimated Size of Grant:

Maximum Grant Award: $25,000

Term of Contract:

Grant period will not exceed one year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Potential applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Applicants for funding should represent rental organizations serving low-income elderly populations, persons with disabilities and low-income families.
- Additionally, organizations serving low-income elderly populations, persons with disabilities and low-income families who are living in rental organizations are also eligible to apply.
- The applicant organization must fit with the mission of B’nai B’rith Gideon Foundation.
- The applicant organization must be designated as a nonprofit organization by Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3).
- Grants are made to organizations, not to individuals.
- The applicant organization must be governed by an active board of directors.
- A formal audit of the organization’s financial information must be conducted annually or an IRS Form 990 must be submitted

The following are generally not eligible for competitive grants:
- Programs that the Community Foundation will have to operate;
- Individuals;
- Scholarship or fellowship programs;
- Research;
- Endowments;
- Political, governmental or religious activities;
- Travel;
- Conferences and/or speakers’ expenses;
- Advertisements in programs, journals or other publications;
- Special events and other fundraising events;
- Annual appeals or membership contributions.

Pre-Application Information:

Schedule:
- Pre-Application Questionnaires Due: May 5, 2021
- Formal Applications Due: June 2021
- Final Decisions Will Be Made: September 2021

Links to full applications are not posted online for funds requiring pre-applications. If your organization is invited to submit a full application, the link to the full application will be emailed to you.

Grants for general operating expenses must be matched dollar-for-dollar with funding from other sources.

Contact Information:

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

Online application portal:
https://www.grantrequest.com/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fapplication.aspx%3fSA%3dSNA%26FID%3d35131%26sid%3d5653&SA=SNA&FID=35131&sid=5653

If you have questions or experience difficulty with online applications, please contact:

Shelly Connolly
sconnolly@cfgcr.org
P: (518) 446-9638

The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region
Two Tower Place
Albany, NY 12203
info@cfgcr.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New York: Capital Region (Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, and Washington Counties)

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