Grant Round is Open! | Women’s Fund of CNY

The Women’s Fund will award ten $5,000 grants to support programs and ideas that aim to better serve women and girls in the Central New York community.

The Women’s Fund of Central New York invites grant applications from nonprofit organizations that are working to address key issues affecting women and girls in Central New York. Nonprofit charitable organizations determined as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the US Internal Revenue Code (IRS), that provide services directly to women and girls in Onondaga, Cayuga, Madison and/or Oswego counties, are eligible to apply for a grant award.

The Women’s Fund will award ten $5,000 grants to support programs and ideas that aim to better serve women and girls in the Central New York community. The online application form can be accessed at womensfundofcny.org/grantmaking. Applications must be submitted by June 15, 2022. Requests should not exceed $5,000. Those submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

Projects or initiatives that operate under a fiscal sponsor should have the nonprofit sponsor submit a grant application on their behalf. Each organization is eligible to submit only one application. Preference will be given to organizations with an annual operating budget of $5 million or less.

For additional information, applicants may contact Colby Cyrus at womensfundgrants@cnycf.org.

The Women’s Fund of Central New York The Women’s Fund of Central New York is an affiliate fund of the Central New York Community Foundation. The volunteer-led fund supports, empowers and recognizes the advancement and full participation of women and girls in Central New York through an endowment fund, grants and initiatives. Since its inception in 1998, the Women’s Fund has awarded more than $400,000 in grants and has grown its endowment to more than $1 million. For more information or to donate, visit womensfundofcny.org.

Related Stories

Peter A. Dunn
Publications May 19, 2022

Point of View

Giving Voice Spring 2022: Point of View

Publications May 19, 2022

Aligning Charitable Investments with Values

Giving Voice Spring 2022: Giving Matters

Women manning table
Publications May 19, 2022

Identifying Areas for Growth

Giving Voice Spring 2022: Granting Matters

What's Happening
Publications May 19, 2022

What's Happening

Giving Voice Spring 2022

Group of children and adults outside
Publications May 19, 2022

WHOLE ME Helps CNY Deaf Community Thrive

Giving Voice Spring 2022: Grantee Story

Bill Davies
Blogs May 18, 2022

‘POPPING THE QUESTION’ ABOUT CHARITABLE GIVING: William Davies

Hear from William Davies, Attorney at Davies Law Firm, P.C., on how he “pops the ...

A Message Regarding the Racially Motivated Shooting in Buffalo
News Releases May 16, 2022

A Message Regarding the Racially Motivated Shooting in Buffalo

We all deserve to be able to go about our daily lives feeling safe from ...

Oswego County Community Foundation Logo
News Releases May 10, 2022

Oswego County Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

Nonprofit organizations [or other publicly supported organizations, such as churches, libraries, etc.] serving Oswego County residents ...

Peter A. Dunn
Publications May 19, 2022

Point of View

Giving Voice Spring 2022: Point of View

Publications May 19, 2022

Aligning Charitable Investments with Values

Giving Voice Spring 2022: Giving Matters

Women manning table
Publications May 19, 2022

Identifying Areas for Growth

Giving Voice Spring 2022: Granting Matters

What's Happening
Publications May 19, 2022

What's Happening

Giving Voice Spring 2022

Group of children and adults outside
Publications May 19, 2022

WHOLE ME Helps CNY Deaf Community Thrive

Giving Voice Spring 2022: Grantee Story

Bill Davies
Blogs May 18, 2022

‘POPPING THE QUESTION’ ABOUT CHARITABLE GIVING: William Davies

Hear from William Davies, Attorney at Davies Law Firm, P.C., on how he “pops the ...

A Message Regarding the Racially Motivated Shooting in Buffalo
News Releases May 16, 2022

A Message Regarding the Racially Motivated Shooting in Buffalo

We all deserve to be able to go about our daily lives feeling safe from ...

Oswego County Community Foundation Logo
News Releases May 10, 2022

Oswego County Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

Nonprofit organizations [or other publicly supported organizations, such as churches, libraries, etc.] serving Oswego County residents ...

View More