Schuyler County Fund

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.  The Community Foundation is a public charity that encourages funding requests from non-profit tax-exempt programs.

View the Schuyler County Fund Guidelines for more information. 

When should I apply?

The Foundation accepts applications for the Schuyler County Fund once per year. Organizations may submit one application per funding cycle. 


Application: Submitted by April 3, 2020
Notification: June 

Who may apply?

Applicants must be registered 501(c)3 organizations.  Only projects serving the citizens of Schuyler County may be considered.

What Activities are NOT eligible for funding?

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

  • Individuals

How should i apply?

Applications to the Schuyler County Fund will now be accepted through the online grant management system, Foundant Lifecycle Manager. 

Begin your online application. 

  • The first step will be to create a new account. You only need to do this once.

  • If you've applied for other grants managed by the Community Foundation using the online system, please log on using your email and password.

  • All applications must include a completed project budget and expense form. This form is a fillable PDF. In addition, the online application will ask you to upload your organizations operating budget for the current year.

Project Budget & Expense Form (Excel)
Download and save this form to your desktop, complete it in full, save (as a PDF if you can), and upload into your application.

Questions? Contact the Vice President of Programs at (607) 739-3900, or by e-mail.


Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes

Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes, Inc.

helps realize potential in our community by matching the generosity of our donors with the community’s greatest needs. Our grants and scholarships support the people of Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben and Yates counties in the Southern Tier of New York State.


Current Grantees

Reporting Requirements and Final Evaluation Form


Keuka Area Fund 
Deadline: 08/21/2019

Schuyler County Fund
Application Deadline: 04/03/2020

Community Grant Program
LOI Deadline: 09/01/2019
Application Deadline: 09/15/2019

Edith Saxton Fund 
LOI Deadline: 09/01/2019
Application Deadline: 09/15/2019

Rose's Youth Philanthropists (RYP)
Deadline: 04/16/2020

Fund for Women of the Southern Tier
Deadline: 03/01/2020


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