2022 William F. Thiel Trust Competitive Grant Process Opens

Buffalo, N.Y. – The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo is seeking applications from qualified non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations that provide services for the medical needs of Wyoming County residents for the 2021 William F. Thiel Trust competitive grant process.

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

Requests to the Community Foundation must align with one of the priorities, which include:


  • Medical Equipment
  • Personnel
  • Public Health

Health Services 

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

Applications are due December 17, 2021 at 4 p.m. For more information on eligibility, to read the reports that form the basis of this process, and to access the grant application, please go to https://www.cfgb.org/nonprofits/grants/william-thiel/


About the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

For more than a century, the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo has enhanced and encouraged long-term philanthropy in the Western New York community. A 501 (c)(3) organization, the Community Foundation’s mission is: Connecting people, ideas and resources to improve lives in Western New York. Established in 1919, 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. Learn more at cfgb.org.