$15,000 grants for Delaware County nonprofits damaged by flooding

Diane Brown, the director of the Community Foundation for South Central New York, called us this week to tell us that her organization has $100,000 to give away to flood-damaged nonprofits in Delaware, Broome, Chenango, Otsego and Tioga counties.

The grants are up to $15,000 per organization, and the application deadline is March 1. The full press release is below -- Brown asks that organizations call (607) 772-6773 to talk about the application as the first step to applying.

Community Foundation for South Central New York Announces $100,000 in Grant Funding Available for Spring 2012

The Community Foundation for South Central New York is currently accepting grant proposals for amounts up to $15,000 from qualified organizations in Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego and Tioga counties that incurred damage to their property, programs, or operations due to the August/September 2011 floods.

See complete application guidelines in the “Forms & Guidelines” section of the Community Foundation’s web site www.donorswhocare.org for more details.

Deadline: Thursday, March 1, 2012 by 4:30 PM, in Foundation offices. For questions or additional information, please call foundation staff at (607) 772-6773.

The Community Foundation for South Central New York, a nonprofit organization founded in 1997 and headquartered in Johnson City, encourages and facilitates personal and institutional philanthropy throughout the region by managing funds within the Foundation’s endowment that are established by donors to achieve specific charitable goals. From these funds, the Foundation has awarded over $5.9 million in grants to the area’s nonprofits to help address community concerns and improve the quality of life in the region. The Community Foundation serves donors and nonprofits in five New York counties: Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego and Tioga. More information about the Foundation can be found on its website www.donorswhocare.org.