Apply for a

Basic Human Needs Grant

Applications for Basic Human Needs grants are due October 9, 2020 at 5 pm. 

Applications not completed by this time will not be considered for funding.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Episcopal Charities does not provide funding of any kind to individuals.
     

  • Funding is available only to programs or projects in the Episcopal Diocese of New York, which consists of the following New York State Counties: New York (Manhattan), Richmond (Staten Island), Bronx, Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland, Orange, Ulster, and Sullivan.
     

  • Programs must represent an effort by a local congregation or group of congregations to respond to an identified need affecting members of the community in which the congregation is located.
     

  • Any person needing the service offered is eligible to receive the service. Eligibility for services cannot be determined by church membership, faith, or participation in church activities.
     

  • Programs must be non-sectarian and inclusive, and services provided cannot include religious content.

Important Dates

  • Applications for Basic Human Needs grants are due October 9, 2020 at 5 pmApplications not completed by this time will not be considered for funding.

  • Applicants will be notified of the Board's decision through email in late January.

  • Grants are disbursed in two payments in March and September.

 

Application & Resources

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Apply Here

We use an online application system. You can access this system by clicking the button below. If you have difficulties accessing this system or your account, please view our technical help video.

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First-Time Applicants & Technical Help

If you're a first-time applicant or are having difficulty with our online portal, click here to watch our troubleshooting videos.

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Grant Writing Tips

Learn how to make your application as strong as possible with these tips.

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Sexual Misconduct Prevention

We follow Diocesan standards to prevent sexual misconduct and abuse. You can read more about these standards below.

 

Current Basic Human Needs Grantees

 

ABOUT EPISCOPAL CHARITIES

Episcopal Charities provides critical funding and operational support to strengthen nearly 100 local programs working to transform the lives of more than 1 million people in need each year.

We are a Better Business Bureau accredited charity and have a four-star rating on Charity Navigator.

ADDRESS

1047 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10025

 

PHONE

212-316-7575

 

MAIL 

episcopalcharities@dioceseny.org

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