Community Needs > Capacity Building & Philanthropy (Prior to 2017)

These grants support programs that enhance the effectiveness of the local nonprofit sector and its leaders. Grants also support other community-based grantmaking entities and organizations supporting and enhancing philanthropy in Tompkins County.

2016


Community Foundation of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support (over 2 years)
$60,000
www.cftompkins.org

Community Foundation of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Social Justice Philanthropy Education and Donor Development
$30,000
www.cftompkins.org

Southside Community Center

Ithaca, NY
Sista4Sista
$4,900
www.ssccithaca.org

2015


Human Services Coalition

Ithaca, NY
2015 Nonprofit Salary and Benefit Survey
$4,925
www.hsctc.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Building Bridges
$20,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

United Way of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Youth and Philanthropy
$20,000
www.uwtc.org

2014


Community Foundation of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$25,000
www.cftompkins.org

Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
General operating support for Tompkins County Mentor Capacity Building Trainers
$5,000
www.cftompkins.org

Community Foundation of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca , NY
Collective Impact Summit Scholarships
               
$5,000
www.cftompkins.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Building Bridges
$30,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

2013


Community Foundation of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca , NY
General operating support ($25,000) and Fall 2013 grant cycle ($5,000)
$30,000
www.cftompkins.org

United Way of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Regranting funds for the Youth and Philanthropy Program (over two years)
$50,000
www.uwtc.org

2012


Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Scholarship support for low-income participants in the Finger Lakes Social Entrepreneurship Institute
$2,500
www.cta.sas.cornell.edu

Community Foundation of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support ($25,000) and capacity building grants ($5,000)
$30,000
www.cftompkins.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Web-based platform for raising funds and increasing capacity for small nonprofits
$10,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Human Services Coalition

Ithaca, NY
Development of a Web-based meeting space directory
$19,700
www.hsctc.org

United Way of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Regranting funds for the Youth and Philanthropy (YAP) program
$25,000
www.uwtc.org

2011


Community Foundation of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$25,000
www.cftompkins.org

Human Services Coalition

Ithaca, NY
Leadership development training for nonprofit leaders in Tompkins County
$10,000
www.hsctc.org

Human Services Coalition

Ithaca, NY
2011 Salary and Benefits Survey for nonprofits in Tompkins County
$4,000
www.hsctc.org

The Village at Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Capacity building to enhance community-based learning for Ithaca College students & local nonprofits
$12,000
www.villageatithaca.org

Ithaca Downtown Business Improvement District, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Downtown Ithaca Nonprofit Center needs Assessment & Feasibility Study
$34,500
www.downtownithaca.com

United Way of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Regranting funds for the Youth and Philanthropy (YAP) and FOCUS programs. $5,000 awarded on a matching basis for new regranting funds raised
$30,000
www.uwtc.org

2010


Community Foundation of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support ($25,000) and re-grants for capacity building projects ($5,000)
$30,000
www.communityfoundationoftc.org

United Way of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Youth and Philanthropy program ($30,000) and the Temporary Basic Needs Fund ($10,000)
$40,000
www.uwtc.org

2009


Community Arts Partnership of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support for Arts Council Services Challenge Grant
$15,000
www.artspartner.org

Community Foundation of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$25,000
www.communityfoundationoftc.org

United Way of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Youth and Philanthropy program
$28,000
www.uwtc.org

United Way of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
COMPASS II 2.0 community needs assessment project
$10,000
www.uwtc.org