Drs. Dawn and Jacques Lipson Enhancing Life Fund

Categories: Arts and Culture, Quick Review


To help arts and cultural organizations in Monroe, Ontario and Wayne counties move forward with their work in the performing, visual or written arts.

Typical Grant Size

$500 to $3,500

The amount requested may not exceed more than 5% of last fiscal year’s actual income.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicant must be a 501(c)(3) organization in Monroe, Ontario and Wayne counties.

Final Report
Grantee organization must file a one-page report as to how the grant was utilized and how it made a difference to the organization. Final reports are due by 04/30/2021 either by uploading to the grant portal or by emailing Kate Kidera at kkidera@racf.org. Failure to complete a final report will make the grantee organization ineligible for future grants from the fund.

Application Due Date(s)

The most recent deadline to submit an application was October 7, 2020.

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Notification Date(s)

Decisions will be announced on or about November 5, 2020.


Kate Kidera
Rochester Area Community Foundation
500 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607-1912

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