GRANT LEVELS:

Small Grants - $500 Minimum to$1,500 Maximum- Repeat Requests acceptable.

Sports Equipment Grants - $500 Minimum to $2,500 Maximum- Repeat Requests acceptable.

Large Grants - $1,501 Minimum to $15,000 Maximum- 3 consecutive year request maximum.

ELIGIBLE ORGANIZATIONS- (BRONX BASED ONLY)

ORGANIZATIONS MUST BE BRONX BASED TO APPLY (With Principal Place of Business in the Bronx)

FUND PROGRAM CATEGORIES

  • EDUCATION
  • HEALTH
  • CULTURE/ARTS
  • RECREATION

SCHOOLS

Schools are eligible to apply for funding.

For Elementary Schools & High Schools- a Maximum Grant up to $5,000 will be considered

For Higher Education- a Maximum Grant up to $5,000 will be considered

REOCCURRING REQUESTS

Organizations may apply for 3 consecutive years and then must skip a year before applying again.
For example: If you received funding in 2016, 2017 & 2018 you will NOT be eligible to apply for 2019.

Progress Report

Progress Reports are to be submitted as follows:

  • Via email or USP Mail due 6 months after the grant awarded and at the end of 12 months of grant usage.
  • Must include the date of Grant Awarded in Final Report

*Failure to submit progress reports can result in future disqualifications of grants.

GRANTS REQUESTS NOT ELIGIBLE
  • Tourism/Marketing
  • Individuals
  • Political contributions
  • Religious purposes
  • Start-up groups/organizations- must be in existence for at least 3 years.
  • Ticket purchases (for dinners, golf outings, or similar fundraising events)
  • One Day Events (such as street fairs, parades, etc.)
  • Permanent funding
  • Capital Improvements (building, repairs, property improvement)
  • Personnel Services, Salary and Administrative expense
  • Consultant Fees
  • Tuition/Scholarships