This grant is unrestricted in nature – meaning that the funds for this grants process may be used to benefit a wide variety of charitable projects or needs. Applications are carefully reviewed by a volunteer committee of community members and recommendations are made to the Board of Directors for the final approval.
The Karl Peterson Funds and Lynn Foundation Fund, which can support organizations with a religious affiliation, are included in this Monthly Grant Process.
Application Deadline: The last Wednesday of each month by noon.
Request Range: $500- $4,000
Geographic Scope: Southern Chautauqua Region.
- Organizations may submit up to two request per year, through this monthly grant process.
- Requests will not be considered for consumable items, one time events or trips, political purposes or to retire indebtedness of an organization.
Eligibility: 501 (c) 3 organizations, religious organizations and municipalities.
The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation accepts Monthly Grant applications by the last Wednesday of each month by noon. The Grants Committee will interview applicants shortly after the deadlines and present a recommendation on all completed applications to the Board of Directors monthly.
Grant Final Reports
As specified in the Grant Agreement, it is a condition of all Community Foundation grants that Final Reports are required within 30 days of completion of the project or program. If the applicant has previously received funding from this particular grant process, the Final Report for that project must have been completed/filed.