Yates Community Endowment

Categories: Yates County


General Grantmaking: To support nonprofit organizations in Yates County.

Typical Grant Size

$1,000 to $5,000


Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria for All Grantmaking:

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.

Applications for general operating support will also be considered.

Application Due Date(s)

For general grantmaking, the most recent application deadline was February 11, 2022.

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


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Sara Bukowiec
Program Officer, Community Programs
Rochester Area Community Foundation
500 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607

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