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The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan Announces $10,000 in Make a Difference grants available to local 501c3 organizations

Organizations addressing emerging social and emotional needs of area residents are encouraged to apply for funding

MONTGOMERY, NY (September 10, 2020) – The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan (CFOS) is now accepting applications for its 2020 Make a Difference grants. Two grants of $5,000 will be distributed, one to a nonprofit organization in Orange County and the second to a nonprofit organization in Sullivan County.

This year, the fund will pivot its focus area to support organizations that are providing services to address emerging social and emotional needs of residents in Orange and Sullivan counties to include, but not exclusively in the areas of mental health and opioid/substance use disorders.

Applications must be received by September 30, 2020. Awards will be announced in December. Grant applications are available on the Community Foundation website at www.cfosny.org.

For questions or additional information, please contact the CFOS office at (845) 769-9393 and ask for Melissa or by email at melissa@cfosny.org.

About the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan (CFOS): Based in Montgomery, NY, the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan connects people who care with causes that matter. Established in 1999, the Foundation helps philanthropic individuals, businesses and organizations establish charitable funds that will award grants and scholarships, for good, forever. The Foundation has significantly increased the region’s charitable capital and has empowered donors to make a profound difference in the quality of life in our region.Since its inception, CFOS, with its donors and fund representatives, has awarded more than $15 million in grants and scholarships. The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivancurrently administers 322 active charitable funds that represent more than $34 million in assets to support animal welfare, arts and culture, education, the environment, health and human services, recreation and youth. To learn more, visit cfosny.org.

The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan enables charitable individuals and organizations to become meaningful donors by providing trusted support and expertise for their contributions to make a difference in our community, now and forever.

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