Community Foundation Announces 2020 Funding Opportunity; Proposals Due April 24
The Northern New York Community Foundation invites nonprofit organizations or government entities to apply for up to $20,000 in 2020 grant funding to produce live orchestral music performances in the Watertown area.
The concerts must take place after Sept. 1, 2020, but before July 31, 2021. The fund is made possible through the Community Foundation’s Orchestral Music Fund for Watertown area performances.
Eligible organizations for this funding opportunity must have at least 20 performers and are required to have an instrumental component. Past recipients include the Orchestra of Northern New York, Trinity Concert Series, and the Northern Choral Society, among others, for their respective concert seasons or local performances in Watertown.
The deadline to submit proposals for consideration is Friday, April 24, 2020. Awards will be announced following the Community Foundation’s quarterly board meeting in June. Contact Max DelSignore,
Community Foundation assistant director, 315-782-7110, or firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain grant guidelines or to learn more about the Orchestral Fund.
About the Northern New York Community Foundation
Since 1929, the Northern New York Community Foundation has invested in improving and enriching the quality of life for all in communities across Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties.
Through partnerships with businesses and organizations, charitable foundations, and generous families and individual donors, the Community Foundation awards grants and scholarships from an endowment and collection of funds that benefit the region. Its commitment to donors helps individuals achieve their charitable objectives now and for generations to come by preserving and honoring legacies of community philanthropy while inspiring others.
The Community Foundation is a resource for local charitable organizations, donors, professional advisors and nonprofit organizations. It also works to bring people together at its permanent home in the Northern New York Philanthropy Center to discuss challenges our communities face and find creative solutions that strengthen the region and make it a great place to live, work, and play.