The Steuben County Community Foundaiton (SCCF) serves as a philanthropic leader in the community, identifying and exploring important needs and concerns, addressing serious problems, and shaping effective responses. Each year, SCCF awards more than $1 million in grants to nonprofits addressing important needs in Steuben County.
The Spirit of Community Fund supports projects that address needs in 4 grant cycles: human services, healthcare, education, and a broad group that includes arts and culture, environment, recreation, community development, and other projects.
The Women's Fund supports projects that benefit women and girls in Steuben County.
The Humanities Fund supports projects to increase awareness of the arts and humanities in Steuben County.
Community Funds offer localized support to 10 communities within Steuben County. Each application is submitted to a committee of representatives from that community which recommends grants to the full SCCF board.
Human Services: July 31, 2018
Healthcare: October 31, 2018
Education: January 31, 2019
Arts/Culture, Environment, Recreation, Community Development, Other: April 31, 2019
Women's Fund: November 1, 2018
Clear Lake Fund
Pleasant Lake Fund
Salem Center Fund
Jan 31, 2019: Education
Mar 4, 2019: Women's Fund
Apr 31, 2019: Arts, Environment, Recreation, Community Dev., Other
If you are a first-time applicant or have questions about the grant process, contact our program officer, Jacqui Gentile.
Check out the News tab on our website for recent grantee success stories and learn about projects that benefit Steuben County.
Pleasant Lake Elementary students enjoy new playground equipment, made possible by a grant from the Pleasant Lake Fund.