(ACTIVE) Yates Community Endowment

Categories: Yates County


To create a long-term positive impact in Yates County.

Typical Grant Size

$1,000 to $5,000

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be a 501(c)(3) organization or sponsored by a charitable, nonprofit organization. Funds must be used in Yates County and benefit Yates County residents.

Successful applications will:

  • Focus on an unmet need;
  • Offer broad community benefit;
  • Be rooted in the local community and build on local strengths;
  • Be preventive rather than remedial (remedial projects may be considered if innovative);
  • Avoid duplication with other programs or services;
  • Demonstrate that the project can be sustained if the project is expected to continue beyond the grant period; and
  • Be able to measure the project’s success and its results in the community.

Application Due Date(s)

The deadline to submit applications has been extended from 4 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2020 to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 30, 2020.

Future opportunities will be announced in our quarterly e-newsletter, Grant Opportunities. (Click to subscribe.)


Applications are accepted online. Click here to begin a new application, create a new online account, or return to your account.


Sara Bukowiec
500 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607


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