2019 William F. Thiel Trust Competitive Grant Applications Now Being Accepted

Buffalo, NY – Beginning November 14, 2018, the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo will be seeking proposals from qualified non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations that provide services for the benefit of the medical needs of Wyoming County residents.

This year’s process will be guided by the 2018-2022 William F. Thiel Funding Priorities summary.  Please review the report in detail before applying for funding.

Funding priorities for this cycle include:


  • Equipment
  • Personnel
  • Public Health


  • Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder
  • Chronic Disease
  • Access and Navigation
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Transportation
  • Dental Health
  • Reproductive Health

Applications will be due December 14, 2018. For more information, to read the reports that form the basis of this process, and to access the grant application, please go to www.cfgb.org/nonprofits/grants/william-thiel/.



About the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, a 501 (C)(3) organization, was established in 1919 to enhance and encourage long-term philanthropy in the Western New York community. The 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 its care.