Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

Wyoming Foundation Accepting 2018 Grant Applications; Maximum Grant Amount Increased to $5,000

Apr 03, 2018 | Posted in Home Page, News

Warsaw, N.Y. — The Wyoming Foundation, a division of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, is accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations serving Wyoming County for its 2018 grant cycle. Applications are due by 4:00 p.m. on May 2, 2018 and can be submitted online at www.wyomingfoundation.org.

For the 2018 competitive grants process, the Wyoming Foundation will give funding preference to grant applications focusing on one of its two priorities. These priorities are: To provide educational opportunities to youth, which equip them for future careers; and to support and promote arts and cultural opportunities in Wyoming County. The Wyoming Foundation will support initiatives and programs that can show maximum positive impact on Wyoming County.

The maximum grant available through the Wyoming Foundation competitive process is $5,000. Approximately $33,000 is available to support 2018 competitive grants.

For more than 40 years, the Wyoming Foundation has made the most of the generosity of its clients to benefit all Wyoming County residents. The Wyoming Foundation’s $2 million endowment has supported a wide variety of cultural, educational and human services organizations that specialize in enhancing the county’s arts and cultural institutions, improving literacy and strengthening the county’s cradle-to-career pipeline.

For more information about the Wyoming Foundation and its grant process, please visit www.wyomingfoundation.org.

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About the Wyoming Foundation

The Wyoming Foundation was established in 1974 and is a division of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo. The Wyoming Foundation actively supports a wide variety of cultural, educational and human services organizations in Wyoming County.

About the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, a 501©(3) organization, was established in 1919 to enhance and encourage long-term philanthropy in the Western New York community. The Community Foundation’s mission is: Connecting people, ideas and resources to improve lives in Western New York. For nearly 100 years, the Community Foundation has made the most of the generosity of individuals, families, foundations and organizations who entrust charitable assets to the Community Foundation’s care. www.cfgb.org.

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