Local school districts seeking additional grant support for bullying prevention and character education programs are encouraged to apply to the “Daniel Briggs Fund for Integrity” at 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 raising awareness of bullying in area schools and the community, as well as support for professional development opportunities to educate school administrators, teachers, faculty and staff. The fund is also designed to support projects and initiatives promoting leadership development, student responsibility, respect and trust for the community.
The grant application for the “Daniel Briggs Fund for Integrity” at the Community Foundation is now available. Up to $1,000 in funding is available this year. The deadline to submit an application for consideration is November 2. Please contact Max DelSignore, Community Foundation assistant director, to obtain the grant application or learn more about this funding opportunity. He may be reached at (315) 782-7110 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
An area fundraiser to benefit the “Daniel Briggs Fund for Integrity” will take place Sunday at Thompson Park in Watertown. The Daniel J. Briggs Memorial Walk will start at the park pavilion and run from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Proceeds from the event will be added to the charitable fund at the Community Foundation.
For those interested in making a direct contribution to the “Daniel Briggs Fund for Integrity” at the Foundation, please make a gift to: Northern New York Community Foundation, 131 Washington St., Watertown, New York, 13601. Please note the “Daniel Briggs Fund for Integrity” in the memo line. You may also give online at www.nnycf.org.
The Northern New York Community Foundation makes grants to support the work of non-profit organizations and provides scholarships to individuals in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties. The Foundation has been built and added to from gifts (both while living and through their legacy plans) by individuals and organizations committed to meeting the changing needs of Northern New York, as well as supporting specific charitable interests and passions.