$15,000 – $25,000

Long Island Community Foundation Competitive Grants

Long Island Community Foundation, serving Nassau and Suffolk counties, offers competitive grants to nonprofits to support projects in a number of areas, including the Environment, that improve the lives of Long Islanders. Under the Environment, they fund projects that 1) Promote sustainable land use, land management, and transportation alternatives. 2) Support and strengthen open space and farmland preservation efforts. 3) Improve and protect the health (or resiliency) of the region’s bodies of water. 4) Protect drinking water quality, 5) Preserve biological diversity through habitat conservation and protection and 6) Minimize climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions through the development of alternative energy sources and energy conservation, research, and public education.

Funding Agencies: Long Island Community Foundation
Frequency Details: Annual, 3 cycles per year: Cycle 1 - January 5, 2024; Cycle 2 - April 3, 2024; Cycle 3 - August 5, 2024
Match Requirement: none
Land Use
Environmental Health Hazards
Water Quality
Community Engagement
Green Infrastructure
Open Resource

Resilience Steps


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