December 11, 2012    1:00-2:00pm   

Women’s Fund 2013 Grant Cycle Question & Answer Session

FLIC (Finger Lakes Independence Center)
215 Fifth Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

The Community Foundation is offering a new competitive Women’s Fund 2013 grant Cycle.  

Guidelines and the application are now available at

In this grant cycle, approximately $15,000 is available for grantmaking to meet the following objectives:

To support organizations and projects that promote educational, economic, social and political equality for women

To enable women to achieve economic self-sufficiency

To insure that women have necessary healthcare resources

The application deadline is 5pm Monday, January 14, 2013. 

Historically preference has been given to applications seeking to serve adult women.  Applicants seeking to serve young women will be also be considered in this cycle.

The grant range is $500-$2,500 and funds must be expended no later than December 31, 2013.

Eligible applicants must be located in Tompkins County and provide services for a charitable purpose to women in Tompkins County.  Applicants must be a 501(c)3, not-for-profit organization or a unit of local government (e.g. schools, municipality).

A recommended, though NOT required, prospective applicant meeting to ask questions and help assist you in developing your application will be held on Tuesday, December 11 from 1:00-2:00pm at FLIC (Finger Lakes Independence Center) at 215 Fifth Street, Ithaca.