Greater Pulaski Community Fund Now Accepting Grant Applications

June 7, 2012 (Pulaski, NY) – The Central New York Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications for the Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund. The grant application deadline is June 30, 2012.

Applications are accepted from nonprofit organizations serving the Town of Richland. Proposals are encouraged from a variety of program areas including education, health, social services, the arts, and civic concerns, as well as preservation of historic resources.

The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund, a union of gifts contributed by the people of the Pulaski community, makes grants to support programs and projects of importance to the area. Since its inception in 1992, The Fund has provided more than $175,000 in grants to benefit the Pulaski community. The Fund is a component fund of the Central New York Community Foundation.

The next grant application deadline for the Fund is June 30, 2012. Organizations are only eligible to receive one grant per 12-month time period.  Please visit www.cnycf.org to download a copy of the application and guidelines.

For more information, please contact David Kilpatrick at 883-5555 or email DKilpatrick@cnycf.org.

Established in 1927, the Central New York Community Foundation encourages local philanthropy by supporting the growth of a permanent charitable endowment for the betterment of the region.  The Community Foundation is the largest charitable foundation in the region with assets of more than $128 million. It awards close to $5.6 million in grants to nonprofit organizations annually and has invested more than $100 million in the community since its inception. The Community Foundation serves as the steward of charitable legacies for individuals, families and corporations through the administration of nearly 600 funds. The organization also serves as a civic leader, convener and sponsor of special initiatives designed to strengthen nonprofits that address the region’s most pressing challenges. For more information, visit www.cnycf.org.

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