Keuka Area Fund Now Accepting Grant Applications

The Keuka Area 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 the communities surrounding Keuka Lake and to protect the physical environment of the region. The fund is permanently endowed at more than $250,000. Since its inception in 2007, the fund has made over $104,000 in grant awards.

Applications to its 2014 funding cycle are now being accepted from nonprofits serving the residents of Southeastern Steuben County – specifically, the towns of Bradford, Prattsburgh, Pulteney, Urbana, Wayne, Wheeler - and Yates County will be considered. The deadline to be considered in August 21, 2014. 

Priority will be given to applicants who develop programs around offering creative responses to the community’s most pressing needs and concerns, increase access and opportunities for people from low-income or underserved segments of the community and involve cooperation or collaboration among program providers.

Applications can be found by visiting the Community Foundation website at www.communityfund.org/keuka-area-fund. Questions can be directed