Friday, December 17, 2010

Council of nonprofits accepting grant applications

The New York Council of Nonprofits will accept applications for grants from the Otsego County Mini-Grant program starting Jan. 1 and continuing through March 1.

The program is "intended to measurably improve the governance and management operations of qualifying 501(c)3 charitable nonprofits located in or providing a majority of services to Otsego County," according to a media release.

Launched in 2004, this program has been made possible with support from the Scriven Foundation.

The program offers $40,000 in grant funds, with individual awards ranging from $500 for scholarships to $2,000 for merger, consolidation or crisis management services.

Grants will be awarded competitively to qualifying nonprofits with approved project activities.

Grant criteria are available at

It is recommended that any applicant review the 2011 criteria before applying.

To fill out a grant application, visit Grant award announcements will be made by April 15, 2011.

To learn more about NYCON, visit

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