Foundation / Corporation
The John Ben Snow Foundation
Grants generally ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to Central New York nonprofit organizations for programs that respond to the needs of the local community, especially youth and physically, emotionally, or economically disadvantaged adults. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Central New York is defined as Onondaga County and its surrounding counties, Oswego, Madison, Cortland, and Cayuga.
The Foundation seeks to advance its mission through prioritized investment in the following focus areas:
Primary Focus Area: Dating back to the inception of the Foundation in 1948, the primary and overarching grantmaking priority has been and continues to be programs that focus on education.
Secondary Focus Areas: Secondarily, the Foundation considers proposals within the areas of Arts and Culture, Community Initiatives, and Youth Programs. The Board’s objective is to extend the primary educational focus by providing funding support within these additional program areas:
Tertiary Focus Areas: As a third priority, the Foundation does consider proposals in the areas of Disabilities and Universal Access, Environmental, and Historic Preservation. As these are not core focus areas, funding is often limited. Priority will be given to proposals with an educational focus:
GrantWatch ID#: 182488
There are no minimum or maximum grant amounts; however, most grants range from $5,000 to $10,000.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Process/Apply?urlkey=jbsf
Elizabeth Snow, Grants Manager
50 Presidential Plaza, Suite 106
Syracuse, NY 13202
USA: New York: Central New York - defined as Onondaga County and its four surrounding counties of Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, and Oswego.
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