Up to $1,000 in Funding Available from Daniel J. Briggs Fund for Integrity
WATERTOWN — Local school districts pursuing grant funding to support bullying prevention and character education programs are encouraged to apply to the Daniel J. Briggs Fund for Integrity of the Northern New York Community Foundation.
The charitable fund was established in 2015 at the Community Foundation to provide financial resources dedicated to key educational programs that raise awareness of bullying in local schools and the community, as well as support for professional development programs to educate school administrators, teachers, faculty and staff. The fund is also designed to support projects and initiatives that promote leadership development, student responsibility, respect and trust for the community. Four grants have been awarded in the last two years to school-based programs designed to increase student experiences in music, create campus-wide awareness campaigns, and build overall student confidence and engagement.
Applications for 2020 funding from the Daniel J. Briggs Fund for Integrity of the Community Foundation are now available. Eligible organizations may apply for up to $1,000 this year. The deadline to submit an application for consideration is Friday, Oct. 23. Contact Max DelSignore, Community Foundation assistant director, 315-782-7110, or firstname.lastname@example.org, to obtain a grant application or learn more about this funding opportunity.
To extend the effort and help support the Daniel J. Briggs Fund for Integrity of the Community Foundation, make gifts to: Northern New York Community Foundation, 131 Washington St., Watertown, NY, 13601. Please note the “Daniel J. Briggs Fund for Integrity” in the memo line. Secure online giving is available at nnycf.org.
About the Northern New York Community Foundation
Since 1929, the Northern New York Community Foundation has invested in improving and enriching the quality of life for all in communities across Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties.
Through partnerships with businesses and organizations, charitable foundations, and generous families and individual donors, the Community Foundation awards grants and scholarships from an endowment and collection of funds that benefit the region. Its commitment to donors helps individuals achieve their charitable objectives now and for generations to come by preserving and honoring legacies of community philanthropy while inspiring others.
The Community Foundation is a resource for local charitable organizations, donors, professional advisors and nonprofit organizations. It also works to bring people together at its permanent home in the Northern New York Philanthropy Center to discuss challenges our communities face and find creative solutions that strengthen the region and make it a great place to live, work, and play.