Community Grant Funding in Buffalo, NY

Community Grants

Due to the impact of COVID-19, Kelly for Kids Foundation will not be accepting 2020 grant applications at this time. 

This has been a challenging year for all of us.  We are working diligently to raise funds to continue supporting the youth in our community. 

We stand strong and united with you during these difficult times.  

 

Community Grant Funding Guidelines

The Kelly for Kids Foundation Community Grants are awarded to charitable not-for-profit 501 (C)(3) organizations whose primary mission is to assist children in need in the Western New York area. In particular, it funds health and social service organizations that serve the disabled and/or economically disadvantaged youth.

 

Jim Kelly in Buffalo, NY

Community Grant Funding Guidelines

The Kelly for Kids Foundation Community Grants are awarded to charitable not-for-profit 501 (C)(3) organizations whose primary mission is to assist children in need in the Western New York area. In particular, it funds health and social service organizations that serve the disabled and/or economically disadvantaged youth.

KELLY FOR KIDS FOUNDATION’S AREAS OF FOCUS

1. Innovative programs that directly assist Western New York children in need.
2. Equipment and physical improvements for organizations dedicated to programs for disadvantaged children and teens.
3. The Foundation gives priority to organizations that can demonstrate definitively how the funds will be used.

Proposal Review & Evaluation

Foundation staff will conduct a screening of all proposals to determine eligibility. Organizations whose proposals do not meet initial criteria will be notified of that decision. Applications will not be considered if any of the criteria outlined is not included. The Board of Directors will evaluate eligible proposals. The committee may request additional information and a site visit, or a meeting may be scheduled.

FUNDING LIMITATIONS

Kelly for Kids Foundation Community Grant DOES NOT:


Provide grants to individuals.
Purchase sponsorships (e.g., program advertising, corporate table, golf holes) at the organization’s special events.
Provide funding for public playgrounds.
Fund local chapters of national organizations that send a substantial portion of the grant to the national office.
Fund governmental programs of lobbying efforts.
Provide grants for overhead or general operating expenses.

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2019 Grant Recipient Luncheon

Our grant luncheon took place on January 7th 2020 at Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant. This year, we were able to grant over $270,000 to local charities in Western New York. Congratulations to our 2019 KFK grant recipients! 

Dedicated to Assisting Children in Need

For more information about how you can contribute, please contact us at 716-204-1212.
Thank you for your support!

Kelly for Kids Foundation in Buffalo, NY

Kelly For Kids

8205 Main St #13
Williamsville, NY 14221