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NCCF Announces Community Grants Deadline

NCCF Announces Community Grants Deadline

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation (NCCF) is accepting Letters of Interest to the Community Benefit Grant program until March 1, 2019.

Proposals must efficiently and effectively address identified community needs or encourage new opportunities. Letters of Interest should include a brief project description, the estimated number of people impacted by the project, the amount of funding requested and contact information. Letters are not to exceed two (2) pages. Electronic submission via email to eardillo@nccfoundation.org is strongly encouraged. Guidelines are available at www.nccfoundation.org/grants-programs or by contacting the NCCF office at 716-366-4892.

NCCF Awards Service Learning Mini-Grants to Area Teachers

NCCF Awards Service Learning Mini-Grants to Area Teachers

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation (NCCF) announces nine Service Learning Mini-Grants to five school districts that include projects that are artistic, animal service related, and community inspired. Highlighted are three awards that are unique to this year’s program.

NCCF - building for tomorrow, today

NCCF - building for tomorrow, today

The mission of the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation (NCCF) is to enrich the area where we live and work. Since its establishment in 1986, the NCCF has been at the forefront of local philanthropy, strategic grantmaking, and community leadership. By providing the means for our neighbors to give back to the community, NCCF is building for tomorrow, today. With over $23.8 million in assets, the NCCF distributes more than $800,000 each year in grants and scholarships, all to better northern Chautauqua County. 

Local Teachers Invited to Apply for NCCF Service Learning Mini-Grants

Local Teachers Invited to Apply for NCCF Service Learning Mini-Grants

Local teachers are eligible to apply for the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation’s (NCCF) Service Learning Mini-Grant Program. These grants are available to middle and high school teachers in northern Chautauqua County for projects that combine meaningful community service with traditional instruction, enriching the learning experience for students and promoting civic responsibility outside the classroom.

Individual grants of up to $500 are available for the Service Learning Mini-Grant Program on a competitive basis. 

Grants Combine Classroom Learning and Community Service

Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation (NCCF) announces 15 Service Learning Mini-Grant awards that include artistic, physical fitness, environmental and community-inspired projects.

 Sixth-grade students at Fredonia Central School will be a part of the Custom Pens for Active US Military Project.  Working with a lathe, drill press, and other tools, students will make wooden pens.  These will be shipped, with personal notes, to service men and women from the local community.