Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo Accepting Letters of Intent for 2021 Competitive Grant Process

Buffalo, N.Y. – The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo is accepting Letters of Intent (LOI) for its 2021 competitive grant process through Feb. 1, 2021 at 4 p.m. Interested organizations should read the detailed guidelines/additional information that can be found here before submitting a Letter of Intent:
LOI proposals must address at least one of the Solutions listed under the Community Foundation’s four Community Goals that can be found at the link above. The four Community Goals are:
  • Improve educational achievement for students living in low-income households
  • Increase racial/ethnic equity
  • Protect and restore significant environmental resources and promote equitable access
  • Strengthen the region as a center for architecture, arts and culture
Additionally, applicants must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in or serving one of the eight counties of Western New York (Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans, Wyoming).
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