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Niagara Area Foundation accepting grant applications through Oct. 15


Thu, Sep 30th 2021 10:40 pm

The Niagara Area Foundation, a geographic division of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, is accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations for the 2021 grant cycle. Applications are due by 4 p.m. Oct. 15 and can be submitted online at www.TheNiagaraAreaFoundation.org.

Niagara Area Foundation grant awards are provided to support Niagara County programs that will make a positive impact in the following areas: 

  • Health
  • Human services
  • Arts
  • Civic needs
  • Community development
  • Education
  • Environment

Preference will be given to applications that have the greatest impact on positive youth development and demonstrate collaboration with other organizations.

Approximately $51,000 is available for the 2021 grant cycle, with a maximum grant award of $10,000. The Niagara Area Foundation awards are made possible thanks to the generosity of individuals and groups who established funds with the Niagara Area Foundation for the benefit of Niagara County residents. For more information about the Niagara Area Foundation, visit www.TheNiagaraAreaFoundation.org.

Founded in 2000 as a division of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, the Niagara Area Foundation’s goal is to provide support for nonprofit organizations, and philanthropic initiatives for Niagara County residents. Currently, the Niagara Area Foundation has more than $10 million in assets. Learn more at www.TheNiagaraAreaFoundation.org.

For more than a century, the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo has enhanced and encouraged long-term philanthropy in the Western New York community. A 501 (c)(3) organization, the Community Foundation’s mission is: Connecting people, ideas and resources to improve lives in Western New York. Established in 1919, the Community Foundation has made the most of the generosity of individuals, families, foundations and organizations who entrust charitable assets to the Community Foundation’s care. Learn more at www.cfgb.org

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