New for 2021

The Community Grants Program: This program will award up to $100,000 twice a year, in the spring and fall. The process is competitive and the maximum award to an organization is $20,000. For 2021 we will use an expanded Letter of Intent (LOI.)

The deadlines for submission of the LOI are Tuesday February 23, 2021 and Friday August 13, 2021 for the spring and fall grants cycles respectively.  

If invited to submit a full application, the deadlines for submission of a full application are Monday March 29, 2021 and Monday September 20, 2021.  

Review the 2021 Community Grants Program Guidelines .

Art Cycle Guidelines
Letters of intent are due Tuesday February 23, with full applications (if invited) due Monday March 29, 2021.

Review the 2021 Arts Cycle Guidelines

To submit an inquiry to the Community Grants Program, log into our on-line grant program here.

For questions regarding these grants, please contact Program Officer Tina Barber at or (607) 772-6773.

Click here for a list of recent Community Foundation grants.