Foundation / Corporation
Rochester Area Community Foundation (RACF)
Grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to New York nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and school districts for youth recreation and sports programs in eligible counties. Funding is intended to support local projects, activities, and small capital purchases including field or stadium related needs, equipment, and medical supplies. Eligible counties include Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates.
The "State of Play: Greater Rochester & The Finger Lakes" Report is anchored in the belief that all stakeholders will benefit if all children in the region – regardless of zip code or ability – are provided access to quality sports and recreation experiences. The report identifies eight strategies (or “plays”) that stakeholders can use to get and keep all youth active through sports and recreation:
A collective process involving the Aspen Institute, Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, and the Rochester Youth Sports & Recreation Task Force identified the following values as important for the success and impact of youth sports and recreation programming:
GrantWatch ID#: 184552
Typical Grant Size: Ranging in size from $5,000 to $25,000. Slightly smaller or larger grants will be considered.
Most grants will be for a 12-month duration. Accommodation can be made for projects requiring modest extensions. Multi-year requests will not be considered.
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.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=racfg
Greater Rochester After-School Alliance c/o
Rochester Area Community Foundation
500 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
USA: New York: Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates Counties
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