The Foundation's scope of interest may be classified as general, and grants are made within the policy limitations listed below.

Grants are considered primarily in Upstate New York.

The Trustees review grant applications twice per year. Deadlines are April 15 and September 15, with responses in May and October. Decision on any application depends upon the number and nature of all other requests and availability of funds.

Through the online application process, you will be asked to provide:
1. A concise description and value of the program or project.
2. The amount and time of funding requested.
3. The project budget and administering officers.
4. How continuation of the project is to be financed.
5. Copy of U.S. Treasury Exemption Status letter showing compliance under Section 501(c)(3) and 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Service code.
6. Sources of other possible support.
7. Copy of most recent audited financial statement.
If there is further interest by the Foundation, additional information may be requested.