Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

The Niagara Area Foundation is Now Accepting Grant Applications

Oct 04, 2016 | Posted in News

Lewiston, NY -- The Niagara Area Foundation, a geographic division of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations for the 2016 grant cycle. Applications are due by 4:00 p.m. on October 17, 2016 and can be submitted online at

Niagara Area Foundation awards are provided to support Niagara County programs that will make a positive impact in the following areas:

  • Arts
  • Civic needs
  • Community development
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Human services

Preference will be given to applications that have the greatest impact on youth development and demonstrate collaboration with other organizations.

Approximately $58,000 is available for the 2016 grant cycle, with a maximum grant award of $10,000. The Niagara Area Foundation awards are made possible thanks to the generosity of individuals and groups who established funds with the Foundation for the benefit of Niagara County residents. Recent grantees of the Niagara Area Foundation’s competitive process include the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Northtowns of WNY, Niagara Falls Boys & Girls Club, WNY Women’s Foundation and Youth Mentoring Services of Niagara County. For more information about the Niagara Area Foundation, please visit

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