January 26th, 2012

Community Foundation Announces 2012 Howland Grant Cycle

Community Foundation of Tompkins County is the administrative agent for the Howland Foundation – a trust established by Helen T. Howland in her will to benefit Tompkins and Broome Counties. The Howland Foundation supports grants in the areas of aging, youth, animal welfare, and environmental preservation. Grants are limited to qualified nonprofit organizations that provide substantial benefit to these areas. Grant awards generally range from $1,000 – $5,000. A formal application, available on the Community Foundation website, is required from those organizations whose programs meet the objectives set out by the Howland Foundation Trustees.

Application Deadline: March 16, 2012

We accept applications supporting the areas of:

• Aging*

• Youth*

• Animal welfare

• Environmental Preservation

* Applications from Tompkins County only