Grant process announced

Published 9:05 pm Saturday, August 2, 2014

The Suffolk Foundation has announced the beginning of its competitive grant cycle for 2014.

Organizations that are tax-exempt under the 501c3 Internal Revenue Code in Suffolk and surrounding communities are eligible to apply for a grant. The proposed project or program must be available to or benefit Suffolk residents.

Grants may be awarded in a wide range of areas, including human needs, the arts, education, health and the environment. Last year, the Foundation awarded $105,000 in grants to 25 agencies.

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The distribution committee will grant funds with respect to the community’s overall needs.

The Foundation has distributed more than $2.5 million in grants since 2008.

Grant applications are available for download at or can be requested by emailing Executive Director William Hill at

Applications are due by Oct. 15. For more information, contact hill at 923-9090.