Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Gore Mountain Community Fund Accepting Grant Applications

community fund for the gore mountain regionThe Community Fund for the Gore Mountain Region (CFGMR) is accepting applications from area schools, municipalities, nonprofit, and community organizations for its 2016 grant cycle.

A component fund of Adirondack Foundation, CFGMR was established in 2005 and offers grants to organizations in the towns of Johnsburg, Chester, Minerva, Horicon and Schroon. Grants will support community beautification, historic preservation, culture and the arts, education, recreation, and programs for youth, seniors, and veterans.

CFGMR accepts applications for events and initiatives that will occur between June 1 and May 31 of the coming year. Grant requests are limited to $1,000.

All applications must be submitted online through Adirondack Foundation’s Online Grants Manager. For questions, contact Adirondack Foundation Program Officer Andrea Grout at (518) 523-9904 or andrea@adkfoundation.org, or Tom Magee of CFGMR at tom@mountainabstract.com.

The deadline to apply is 5 pm June 1. Decisions will be made in July and successful applicants will be awarded grants at a ceremony in August.

To make a gift in support of the Community Fund for the Gore Mountain Region, send a check to PO Box 217, North Creek, New York, 12853 or click here.

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