The Schuyler County Fund at the Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes provides a vehicle for individuals, families, and businesses to invest in the residents of Schuyler County and to protect the physical environment of the region.
Donor Name: Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes
State: New York
Counties: Schuyler County (NY)
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/03/2022
The Community Foundation is a public charity that encourages funding requests from non-profit organizations.
Guiding Principle for Grant making
- The Community Foundation builds community and inspires philanthropy. They support creative, effective and innovative programs in the areas of human services, arts and culture, education and youth, health, the environment and civic affairs. Successful projects will address community needs while demonstrating sustainable impact and measurable outcomes.
- The Foundation strive to create healthier conditions for people in our community by collectively improving and/or developing them together.
- Funded programs will provide clearly stated goals for the incorporation of diverse cultures, philosophies and experiences. Diversity is present not only in program delivery but also in the mission, boards, and operations of the organization
- The voices of the underserved and economically diverse are important, and programs designed to foster access for community connections are preferred.
The Schuyler County Fund supports a wide variety of projects but does restrict itself to organizations:
- Classified as a 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
- Projects that address pressing issues and benefit from strong community partnerships.
- Proposals from faith-based organizations will only be considered if: (1) service benefits all, regardless of religion; (2) service provided is not religious in nature; and (3) there is no proselytizing associated with the service.
The Schuyler County Fund does not make grants for the following activities:
- Annual campaigns, special event fundraisers or sponsorships
- Religious purposes
- Political or partisan purposes
- Activities taking place before grant decisions are made
- Deficit funding or debt retirement
For more information, visit Schuyler County Fund .