Foundation / Corporation
New York Community Trust (NYCT) - Long Island Community Foundation (LICF)
Grants to Connecticut and New York nonprofit organizations and educational institutions to protect natural resources in eligible areas. Areas of focus include inter-organizational collaboration, piloting tools and strategies, small projects with big impacts, and capacity building. All projects must address issues within part of the Long Island Sound watershed in the states of Connecticut and New York.
The Long Island Sound Stewardship Fund (LISSF) is a competitive grant program seeking proposals to restore and protect the health and living resources of Long Island Sound. LISSF is interested in empowering communities of all kinds (including communities typically underrepresented in environmental advocacy) to access, improve and benefit from Long Island Sound, its waterways, and surrounding lands. The most competitive proposals will incorporate multiple values including sustainability, resilience and diversity, equity, and inclusion.
GrantWatch ID#: 193308
The LISSF has two categories of grants:
• Capacity Building, Network Building, and Piloting Tools & Strategies. Grants are expected to range from $15,000 to $200,000. Please note that few, if any, grants will be made at the maximum award level of $200,000. This is the most competitive category of funding.
• Small Projects with Big Impacts: Grants are expected to range from $3,000 to $10,000.
Projects under $100,000 must start within three months and be completed within 15 months after notification of grant award projected to be March 2021. Projects requesting the maximum award amount must start within three months and be completed within 24 months.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit a Proposal Online: https://proposals.nycommunitytrust.org/Proposal/Create/?loiRespKey=0&rfpId=39
Questions about this RFP, please contact:
Tripp Killin, Jeniam Foundation: Tripp_Killin@yahoo.com
Lynn Dwyer, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation: Lynn.Dwyer@nfwf.org.
Questions about the application and associated documents, please contact:
Jeannie DeMaio, Long Island Community Foundation: email@example.com.
The Long Island Community Foundation
900 Walt Whitman Road, Suite 205
Melville, NY 11747
Phone: (631) 991-8800
Fax: (631) 991-8801
USA: Connecticut; New York City; New York
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