Our Grant Cycles

2022 Resilient Communities Fall Grant Cycle

Application Deadline: by 5pm on October 12, 2022

Applications for all grant cycles are available on CommunityForce approximately 4 weeks before the deadline for each grant. We offer a Virtual Community Information Session for all grant cycles approximately one month before application deadlines. Eligible applicants include 501 c 3 organizations, school districts, municipalities, and faith communities (only for programs available to all). Prospective applicants not in these organizational forms may secure a fiscal sponsorship relationship from an entity in these categories to become eligible. Eligibility is limited to those organizations serving the greater Tompkins County, NY communities.

Each grant cycle application is reviewed by a community represented review team that will provide feedback for the applicant. All grant cycle grants will require a written report at the end of the grant period.

Grant Range: $500-$10,000, depending on number of applications received

GRANT CYCLE FAQS

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*To download and preview grant application questions, please click on the ‘GUIDELINES‘ button below. This document is for planning purposes. All applicants must apply at the link above.

2022 Community Information Session

2022 Q&A PowerPoint Presentation

This cycle will provide unrestricted support to organizations meeting community needs, some longstanding, some new, or revealed in the aftermath of the pandemic. The Fall Grant Cycle makes grants from the Community Foundation’s Tompkins, Today, and Tomorrow Fund as well as varied donor advised and field of interest funds.

Please contact Chief Inclusion & Community Engagement Officer Gloria Coicou, at gcoicou@cftompkins.org if you have questions related to this grant cycle. Technical Support questions should be directed to Administrative Coordinator, Madeline Rosas at admin@cftompkins.org

GUIDELINES

2022 Library Grant Cycle

Application Deadline: has passed. All applicants have been notified of funding decisions. This cycle will next be offered again in 1st Quarter of 2023

Grant Range: $200-$16,000

Library Grant Cycle applications and reports must be received through CommunityForce, an online grant management platform.

Click button below for guidelines. Application through the CommuntyForce link above.

This grant cycle was inspired by the Bernard Carl and Shirley Rosen Library Fund which seeks to promote genuine intellectual curiosity and a lifelong love of reading and learning, by promoting greater and easier access by youth to local libraries. Eligible applicants are the 33 public libraries in Cayuga, Cortland, Seneca, Tioga and Tompkins counties, the 5 counties of the Finger Lakes Library System.

GUIDELINES

2022 Resilient Communities Spring Grant Cycle

Application Deadline: has passed. All applicants have been notified of funding decisions. This cycle will next be offered again in 2nd Quarter of 2023.

2022 Spring Grant Cycle Grantees

Grant Range: $500 to $10,000

Grant Cycle applications and must be received through CommunityForce, an online grant management platform.

This cycle will provide flexible operating support to organizations meeting community needs, some longstanding, some new, or revealed in the aftermath of the pandemic. The Spring Grant Cycle makes grants from the Howland Foundation (assets held at M & T Bank) and the Community Foundation’s Tompkins, Today, and Tomorrow Fund as well as varied donor advised and field of interest funds, especially our Children & Youth Fund and our Women’s Fund.

March 2022 Community Information Session

Please contact Chief Inclusion & Community Engagement Officer Gloria Coicou, at gcoicou@cftompkins.org if you have questions related to this grant cycle. Technical Support questions should be directed to Administrative Coordinator, Madeline Rosas at mrosas@cftompkins.org

 

Prior Year (2021) Resilient Communities Spring Grant Cycle

2021 Community Foundation Report Due: Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 5pm.

Thank you to our 2021 Resilient Communities Spring Grant Cycle grantees for their good work in service to our Tompkins County communities.   The report form may be found on the original application by logging into CommunityForce.

 

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