Allegany-Cattaraugus-Chautauqua Fund for Women grant application open

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 now through March 15. A thorough review of applications will precede an award announcement on or around April 30th 2020.

Grants are awarded based on demonstration of need and applicant explanation on how the money will be used toward continued betterment. The amount awarded may vary from year-to-year, based on number of applications and funds available, but will not be less than $200 per grant.

Grant applications are being accepted online, https://www.accffw.org/grants, or by emailing info@accffw.org 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. The goals of the Fund for Women are:

To establish an endowed fund that will support the vision and mission of ACC FFW.

To award individual and agency grants, on an annual basis, in direct proportion to our endowment, through a thorough review of applications.

To promote philanthropy by and for women.