Adirondack Foundation Special and Urgent Needs Fund
The Adirondack Foundation Special and Urgent Needs Fund provides grants for nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and schools in Adirondack communities.Critical areas of need in response to COVID-19 include:
- Food insecurity
- Access to child care
- Assistance for low wage workers and elderly residents
- Disparities heightened by the pandemic
Applications related to the costs of reopening to the public will be considered. Priority will be given to organizations providing the following essential services: child or elder care, education, healthcare, and emergency services.
Grants are limited to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations; groups fiscally sponsored by a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization; or other charitable organizations, such as schools, faith-based organizations, and other public entities.
The program service area is the Adirondack region of Northern New York, including Clinton, Essex, Franklin and Hamilton counties as well as the parts of Herkimer, St. Lawrence, Warren, and Washington counties within the Adirondack Park boundary and the Saint Regis Mohawk Reservation.
Grants will typically range between $250 to $5,000. In special cases, grants could be larger, if needed. Grants for costs related to reopening to the public are capped at $2,500.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.