The Community Grants Program is an open, competitive program for nonprofits that reside in and serve the residents of Chemung and Southeastern Steuben counties. Grants are made in the fall and spring in the areas of the arts, culture, education, youth, environment, animals, human services, and capacity building.
Award Amount: $2,000 to $20,000 Guidelines and Application»
Because organizations cannot plan for every rainy day expense or future opportunity, a quick-decision turnaround and rolling deadline enables organizations to meet our community’s most critical needs without having to wait for the next Community Grants Program grant-making cycle.
Award Amount: up to $1,000
Rose’s Youth Philanthropists (RYP) is a regional youth grants committee requesting proposals from organizations that impact youth in a wide variety of fields in Chemung and Southeastern Steuben counties. The S. Roberts Rose Fund was established at the Community Foundation of the Elmira- Corning and the Finger Lakes in order to give youth a voice at the grantmaking table. RYP offers grants of $200-2000 to local youth-serving organizations.
Award Amount: $200-$2,000 Guidelines and application»
The Fund for Women of the Southern Tier focuses on grants that help girls and women achieve economic self-sufficiency and realize life goals through grants in the areas of education, health, wellness, career, and life skills.
The Elmo M. Royce Fund grants funds to non-profit organizations whose programs support youth activities and recreational programs for the youth of Schuyler County, New York and is a component fund at the Community Foundation. In May of 2003 HSBC Bank transferred the management of the Elmo M. Royce Youth Fund to the Community Foundation.