James M. and Olive Edmunds Memorial Fund (formerly Community Enrichment) – for Brockport, Sweden, or Clarkson

Categories: Arts and Culture, Community Enrichment, Historic Preservation, Poverty, Quick Review


To help local community organizations in the Village of Brockport or towns of Sweden or Clarkson provide local arts or cultural opportunities to their residents, support programs that reduce poverty, enrich the beauty of the community, or restore historic buildings and sites within the same areas.

Typical Grant Size

$1,000 – $2,000

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be local, community-based organizations within the Village of Brockport or towns of Sweden or Clarkson, NY. Projects must directly benefit their residents. Specifically:

  • Arts and culture grants must be used to support local groups that perform traditional and folk arts, not for the pop culture of the day.
  • Historical preservation grants may be used for physical restoration of buildings and for the maintenance of monuments, sculptures, and other historic items important to the community.
  • Poverty grants may be used to support programs that help lift people out of poverty.
  • Grants for community enrichment may include beautification to public areas.

Application Due Date(s)

We are not accepting applications at this time. Future opportunities will be announced in our quarterly e-newsletter, Grant Opportunities. (Click to subscribe.)


For reference only, see the Project Brief Application.

Notification Date(s)

Usually within three weeks of receipt of letter. If approved, grants are paid immediately.


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

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