Grant Requirements

Requirements for Grant Consideration – $1,000.00 or More
  1. Completed application form
  2. Description
    • Narrative summary of the project/program
    • Demonstrate a need for the project/program
    • Number of people the project will benefit
    • Counties of CNY the project will benefit
    • Other providers of similar services (if applicable)
    • Any plans for collaboration with other organizations
    • Project timetable
    • Plans for follow-up and success measurement
  3. List of Board Members and their affiliates
  4. Audited Annual Report for the last fiscal year (if unavailable, submit un-audited)
  5. Administrative expenses (management and overhead) as a percentage of total expenses and fundraising expenses as a percentage of dollars raised
  6. Proof of non-profit designation (501 (c)(3) Internal Revenue Code)
  7. Number of paid staff and number of volunteers
  8. Recipients of grants will agree to provide the Foundation with a report describing the results of the project, how the Foundation’s funds were used and who benefited
  9. Submit 8 copies of your grant application and all supporting documentation
Requirements for Grant Consideration – Less Than $1,000.00
  1. Completed application form
  2. Description
    • Narrative summary of the project/program
    • Number of people the project will benefit
    • Any plans for collaboration with other organizations
    • Project timetable
  3. Recipients of grants will agree to provide the Foundation with a report describing the results of the project, how the Foundation’s funds were used and who benefited
  4. Submit 8 copies of your grant application and all supporting documentation