Press Release: Berkshire Taconic Announces First Round of 2017 Deadlines for Columbia County
December 9, 2016
— Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation today announced the first round of deadlines for competitive grants in 2017. Regional nonprofits, students and schools are invited to apply for funding during the winter grants cycle from January through March.
The Fund for Columbia County
awards grants to help Columbia County organizations provide programs and services in the arts and culture, education, environment, and health and human services. For the 2017 grant cycle, the fund will prioritize projects that involve two or more nonprofit a/o governmental organizations working in collaboration to maximize services and better serve Columbia County residents. Applications are due February 15.
The Quailwood Fund
supports nonprofit organizations or public entities with programs that benefit the residents of Red Rock. Grants range from $3,000 - $11,000. Applications are due February 15.
Harvard Business School’s ‘Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management’ (SPNM) program
is an intensive six-day program for nonprofit CEOs, presidents or executive directors who are responsible for shaping the direction, policies and major programs of their organizations. Applications are due March 1 and the program runs in July.
The Green Pastures Fund
supports nonprofit organizations or public entities that encourage or preserve small, community-based agricultural ventures. Grants range from $1,000 - $3,000. Applications are due March 1.
The Alice and Richard Henriquez Memorial Fund /Youth World Awareness Program
provides grants to students ages 14 - 22 for international travel and service. Grants range from $500 - $1,500 for individual applicants; larger grants may be considered for groups. Applications are due February 1.
The Simple Gifts Fund
awards grants to young people ages 13 - 21 for participation in cultural or creative summer programs. Grants range from $200 - $800. Applications are due March 15.
Two education enrichment funds will award grants between $100 - $2,500 to support extracurricular projects. Application deadlines are: January 15 for the Kinderhook Arts & Humanities Fund and March 30 for the Germantown Student Education Arts & Humanities Endowment Fund.
The James C. Kapteyn Endowment Fund
honors excellence in teaching with a $10,000 prize for study or travel. Nominations from school principals or chief administrators are due February 1. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The application process for all grants is online at www.berkshiretaconic.org/SearchGrants
The application process for all scholarships is online at www.berkshiretaconic.org/SearchScholarships