Adirondack Foundation Special and Urgent Needs Fund
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
The Adirondack Foundation Special and Urgent Needs Fund
provides grants for nonprofit organizations,
municipalities, and schools in Adirondack communities.
Funding may be awarded for
- Food insecurity
- Access to child care
- Assistance for low wage workers and elderly residents
- Disparities heightened by the pandemic
- Unanticipated emergency repairs
- Unbudgeted and unanticipated expenses
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
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
The Adirondack region of northern New York
Amount of funding
Grants will typically range between $250 to $2,500. In
special cases, grants could be larger, if needed.
Aging and aging-related services · COVID-19 · Child care · Children and youth · Elderly population · Families · Food security and nutrition · Income support and assistance · New York
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.