Application Procedure

  • Applications for grants may be obtained at CRCF’s office located at 301 North Union St., Suite 203, Olean, NY, 14760 or as a fillable form here. Email completed applications with supporting documentation to Applications must now be submitted electronically.
  • All grant applications that are accepted are reviewed by the Grant Allocations Committee. Those recommended for approval are presented to the board of directors for their vote at a regularly scheduled board meeting.  The board of directors of the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation has absolute control of all funding decisions.
  • Applicants are notified of the board’s decision in a timely manner following the board meeting, generally within two weeks.
  • Grant recipients may be requested to provide a written annual report on the use of grant funds.

For additional information concerning grants or the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation please contact the Foundation staff.