Oswego County Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications
May 31, 2016— The Oswego County Community Foundation (Oswego Foundation) is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations serving Oswego County. The grant application deadline is July 15, 2016.
Proposals are encouraged from a variety of program areas including education, health, social services, arts and culture, civic concerns, and preservation of historic resources. Requests may range from $500 – $5,000. The maximum grant awarded to any single project will be $5,000. Grants must directly benefit the residents of Oswego County.
Visit www.oswegocountycf.org for a grant application and guidelines.
To learn more about the Oswego County Community Foundation, including how to make a contribution, visit www.oswegocountycf.org. The Oswego County Community Foundation is an affiliate fund of the Central New York Community Foundation, www.cnycf.org.
Established in 1927, the Central New York Community Foundation encourages local philanthropy by supporting the growth of permanent charitable endowments for the betterment of the region. The Community Foundation is the largest charitable foundation in the region with assets of nearly $190 million. It awarded $9.9 million in grants last year to nonprofit organizations and since its inception has invested more than $135 million in the community. The Community Foundation serves as the steward of charitable legacies for individuals, families and businesses through the administration of nearly 700 funds. The organization also serves as a civic leader, convener and sponsor of special initiatives designed to strengthen local nonprofits and address the region’s most pressing challenges.