A. Lindsay and Olive B. O'Connor Foundation: Under $5,000 Grants

A. Lindsay and Olive B. O’Connor Foundation

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Grant amount: Up to US $5,000

Next anticipated deadline: Mar 1, 2020

Later anticipated deadlines: Apr 1, 2020, May 1, 2020, Jun 1, 2020, Jul 1, 2020, Aug 1, 2020, Sep 1, 2020, Oct 1, 2020, Nov 1, 2020, Dec 1, 2020, Jan 1, 2021, Feb 1, 2021

Applicant type: Government Entity Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, General Operating Expense, Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in New York: Broome County, Chenango County, Delaware County, Greene County, Otsego County Show all

Location of residency: United States

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It is the policy of the A. Lindsay and Olive B. O’Connor Foundation to restrict our geographic area of program to proposals that have direct impact on the quality of life in Delaware and contiguously surrounding counties in rural upstate New York (Otsego, Schoharie, Ulster, Sullivan, Broome, Greene, and Chenango).

Other grants have benefited health care, substance abuse, violence prevention, day care, primary and secondary schools, reading and writing programs, early childhood programs, school based scholarships, environmental groups, planning, economic development, community and Main Street revitalization, towns, counties, local share of state and local grants, churches, youth ministries, law enforcement, fire departments, public libraries, forestry, American Chestnut, agricultural preservation and development, performing and visual arts, local historic sites, preservation and museums, hiking trails, sports camps, music festivals and native American culture and history.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • The grantee must be a municipality, a religious organization, and/or have a current 501(c)(3) status recognized by the IRS.
  • The organization must be located in Delaware County, NY or directly benefit Delaware County, NY
  • There is a required $1.00 for $1.00 match on all proposals.


  • The O’Connor Foundation does not award grants or loans to individuals.
  • The Foundation will not consider proposals that request funding for salaries, repayment of debt or completed projects.
  • Recipient of a grant cannot reapply for a period of three years for the same project.