Thursday, December 22, 2016

Adirondack Foundation Announces 2017 Grant Cycle

erin-kelley-manager-of-ticonderoga-natural-foods-co-op-stocks-the-shelves-with-local-produceAdirondack Foundation will make grants from the Generous Acts Fund for the third year in 2017 thanks to donors from across the region. The Foundation has made a commitment to increasing the fund over time.

Generous Acts Fund (GAF) grants are single-year and competitive; current priority focus areas are early childhood education and quality of life for elders.

Adirondack Foundation’s Grants Committee will also review applications that might fill an unusual and/or pressing need that falls outside our focus areas. This program will not fund capital campaigns.

Typical grants will be in the $1,000 to $2,500 range. A limited number may be as high as $10,000. Nonprofit organizations, schools and municipalities are eligible to apply.

Applications are now being accepted. The deadline to apply is 5 pm February 13, 2017.

Applications will be accepted only through the foundation’s Online Grants Manager. Click here  to see the instructions.

Contact Adirondack Foundation Program Officer Andrea Grout at (518) 523-9904 or andrea@adkfoundation.org prior to completing your application. To view a video highlighting the impact of the Generous Acts Fund, including 2016 grant recipients, click here.

To make a tax-deductible gift to the Generous Acts Fund at Adirondack Foundation, click here.

Photo: Erin Kelley, manager of Ticonderoga Natural Foods Co-op, stocks the shelves with local produce. The Co-op partnered with PRIDE of Ticonderoga on a Generous Acts Fund grant to provide free home delivery to seniors (photo provided by Adirondack Foundation).

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