Funding Opportunities from other Tompkins County Funders

As part of the Tompkins County Funders group we seek to share information and connect prospective applicants with available funding. These local funders have interests in investing in the results of the work of Tompkins County non-profits. Local funders meet regularly to learn about community needs and to consider joint funding.

The Human Services Coalition publishes a Local Foundation Directory

Community Foundation’s 2024 Grant Opportunities


Grants offered by other local funders for 2023. Listed alphabetically by funder not by grant deadline.

Community Arts Partnership with various 2024 deadlines in development

Community Foundation with deadlines of February 15, 2024 for the Library Grant Cycle, April 10, 2024, for the Spring Grant Cycle, and September 18, 2024 for the Fall Grant Cycle.

Health Foundation for Western and Central New York

Human Services Coalition


Ithaca Rotary Club Community Grants with a deadline in August 2, 2024.

Ithaca Urban Renewal Agency for CBDG and HOME grants

Legacy Foundation with deadlines of April 15 and September 15

Park Foundation grant cycles with deadlines of January 5, March 28, July 10, and September 20, 2024, then January 8, 2025

Social Service League with a deadline of November 4

Sustainable Tompkins mini-grants with deadlines of  April 1 and October 1

Tompkins Charitable Gift Fund grant cycles with  deadlines of March 1 and September 1

Tompkins County Tourism Program, with a variety of deadlines

Triad Foundation (607) 257-1133

United Way of Tompkins County with a variety of deadlines

Visions Federal Credit Union

Women Building Community Unexpected Needs Grants have a rolling application, the Women Building Community Grants has a deadline in September.

Please check each funder’s website and follow their specific application instructions.

Candid Foundation Center

Foundation Directory Online

FDO Quick Start

Are you a funder?

If you are a funder and would like your grant application listed here please contact George Ferrari at the Community Foundation at

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