How to Apply

 

Eligibility:

  • Please check our eligibility guidelines here. Please note: Applications outside of our geographic target region or focus area of intellectual and developmental disabilities will not be considered.
  • The Golisano Foundation accepts requests for program support as well as capital projects. (Please call the Foundation for clarification)
  • The Golisano Foundation accepts applications for single year funding and in certain circumstances will entertain multiyear funding requests as well.
  • For Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding our funding eligibility, please click here.

Timeline:

  • Applications are considered on a quarterly basis at the January, April, July and October Board meetings. Submission deadlines for the upcoming meetings are as follows:
    • November 29, 2018 – to be considered at the January 2019 Board meeting.
    • February 21, 2019 – to be considered at the April 2019 Board meeting.
    • May 29, 2019 – to be considered at the July 2019 Board meeting.
    • August 21, 2019 – to be considered at the October 2019 Board meeting.

Procedure:

  • Upon receipt of application, representatives from the Foundation will contact applicants with additional questions, if necessary. Site visits or meetings may be scheduled to discuss the application as part of the review process.
  • Applicant will receive notice of funding decision within two weeks after quarterly board meeting.

Conditions:

  • If approved for a grant, applicants will receive award letter by mail.
  • Recipients will be required to sign a grant agreement contract.
  • Each grant recipient will be required to submit an annual progress report due one year after receiving funding.

How to apply:

  • Click the “apply online” button below to create an account and begin your application.
  • For new applicants, click the button below and follow the instructions for “create an account”.
  • If you are a returning applicant, simply log in with your account information.
  • Before applying, please see our Grant Application Guide
  • Please note: The Golisano Foundation’s application process is entirely online. However, upon completion and submission of the online application applicants are required to send a hard copy of application and financial statements to the Foundation offices. This is also outlined at the end of the online application process.
    • Golisano Foundation
      1 Fishers Rd.
      Pittsford, NY 14534

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Contact the Foundation at 585-340-1203 with any questions or concerns.