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Allegany-Cattaraugus-Chautauqua Fund for Women grant application open

Tue, Feb 6th 2024 11:00 am

ALFRED STATION, NY, February 6, 2024 - Announcing the open period for grant applications through the Allegany-Cattaraugus-Chautauqua Fund for Women (ACC-FFW).

Grant applications for individual grants are being accepted through March 15, 2024.  A thorough review of applications will precede award notifications on or around April 30, 2024.  

Grants are awarded based on demonstration of need and applicant explanation on how the money will be used toward continued betterment that facilitates sustained self-sufficiency.  The amount awarded may vary from year-to-year, based on the number of applications and funds available, up to $1,000 per grant. 

Grant applications are being accepted online, https://www.accffw.org/grants, or by emailing [email protected] to request an alternative application vehicle (paper application or individual interview).  

The vision of the Allegany-Cattaraugus-Chautauqua Fund for Women is to be a resource that will provide financial assistance and open doors for women who seek continued betterment.  The Fund for Women exists to invest in the lives of women in our communities in order to promote sustained self-sufficiency.  

About ACC-FFW:

The ACC-FFW was established in 2017 to combat poverty in the tri-county area by providing women the opportunity to seek financial assistance for long-term self-improvement, and by promoting philanthropy by and for women. The ACC FFW is a 501(c )(3) nonprofit organization.  Donations to this fund are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.

The Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation is the area’s supportive, responsive, and trusted community foundation. Established in 1994, CRCF is growing good by connecting donors to the causes they care about most in the region. Grants from the foundation support many areas, including education, scholarships, health care, the arts, community development, human service, and youth development. To learn more, call (716) 301-CRCF (2723), email [email protected], or visit online at www.cattfoundation.org. CRCF is also on Facebook (facebook.com/cattfoundation) and Twitter (@CattFoundation).