Press Release: Berkshire Taconic Announces First Round of 2017 Deadlines for Dutchess 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.
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 Violet H. Simmons Summer Enrichment Scholarship Fund
supports summer projects for graduates of Webutuck Central School who are enrolled in their second or third year at a four-year accredited college or in their first year at an accredited two-year college. Grants up to $5,000 will be awarded. Applications are due February 15.
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 $1,000 - $3,000 to support extracurricular projects. Application deadlines are: February 28 for the Dover Education Enrichment Program (DEEP)
and March 1 for the Sustaining Education Enrichment and Development (SEED) 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 further 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