Based on the amount of available grant dollars each year, the majority of the grants awarded will be $1,000 to $10,000. Requests may be submitted for up to $25,000 if there is sufficient funding.
A category is listed as ‘Closed’ when all grant dollars have been committed for the calendar year. These ‘Closed’ categories are updated annually in February. Grant applications are accepted in May and October for different funding categories, as reflected below.
The Spring deadline for Focused Funds grants is the first Friday in May. The application will be available one month prior to the deadline. View Deadlines & Open Houses for more information.
|Area of Focus||Description||Amount Available|
|Green Funds||Conservation and Environment||$160,000|
|Health||Family Practice Medical Education: emphasis on geriatric medical education||$14,400|
|Children's Mental Health||$53,000|
|Special Populations||Developmental Disabilities||$330,000|
|Social Services||Character and Leadership Development for Youth||
|Hospice and End-of-Life Care||
The Fall deadline for Focused Funds grants is the first Friday in October. The application will be available one month prior to the deadline. View Deadlines & Open Houses for more information.
AREA OF FOCUS
|Community Improvement||Historic Preservation||$26,000|
|Joseph A. Jeffrey Fund: supporting beautification and community improvement||$122,000|
|Education||English Teachers in Private Preparatory Schools and Colleges/Universities||$3,700|
|In-service Education: for voluntary health organizations||$39,000|
|Social Services||Parent Education||$49,400|
|Adoption and Foster Care||$19,300|
|Summer Camp Maintenance||$45,700|
General questions, and categories not mentioned/assigned above, please contact Emily Savors.
Joseph A. Jeffrey Fund and Historic Preservation, please contact Matthew Martin.
Green Funds, please contact Victoria Prokup.
Hospice and End-of-Life Care, please contact Dan Sharpe.
Technical assistance, please contact Melissa McCool.