Niagara Area Foundation Grant

Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

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Grant amount: Up to US $10,000

Anticipated deadline: Oct 18, 2020 1:00pm PDT

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: Niagara County, New York

Location of residency: Niagara County, New York

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About this funder:



The Niagara Area Foundation (NAF) was established in 2000 by a group of Niagara County individuals in the private and nonprofit sectors who felt a major charity-oriented philanthropic void existed in Niagara County.

The Niagara Area Foundation (NAF) is committed to supporting programs that will have maximum positive impact on Niagara County in the following categories:

  • Health 
  • Human services
  • Arts
  • Civic needs
  • Community development
  • Education
  • Environment

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


  • Grants are awarded only to organizations that have current Section 501(c)3 status as determined by the Internal Revenue Service.
  • Funding must support Niagara County residents only.


  • Preference will be given to grant applications that have the greatest impact on positive youth development and demonstrate collaboration with other organizations.


  • NAF will not consider funding:
    • Higher education scholarships (separate application, deadlines, and process)
    • Endowments
    • Religious purposes
    • Projects for residents of other counties. 
    • Schools not registered with the New York State Education Department
    • Attendance at or sponsorship of fundraising events for organizations
    • Annual events or festivals
    • Any partisan political activity.
      • Funds from the NAF cannot be used to support or oppose a candidate for political office
    • Projects and activities that have occurred.
      • The NAF will not, except in extraordinary cases, provide payment or reimbursement for expenses incurred prior to the funding decision being communicated to the applicant.